Three takes from Thursday night: 1. E-Rod is sticking around. 2. More Pedroia hitting tips pay off. 3. Stop the Ortiz conspiracy theories.
Eduardo Rodriguez might not save the Red Sox' season, but he might just save this horrible spring.
4yThe ex-Boston outfielder, who refused a waiver claim from the Red Sox last August, now says he'd have accepted it if he knew Detroit wouldn't keep him.
4yClay Buchholz tosses four shutout innings against the Orioles on Wednesday.
4yAlso, Bobby Jenks has another scoreless outing and Yamaico Navarro has another walk-off "hit."
4yThe new Red Sox left fielder will face his old team for the first time on Thursday.
4yClay Buchholz was signed for 555,000; Daniel Bard for 505,000; Darnell McDonald for 470,000; and Jed Lowrie for 450,000.
4yAfter taking batting practice for the second time, Gonzalez said he hopes to get into his first game in a Red Sox uniform next week.
4yJosh Beckett is impressive, Mike Cameron is sore, and a Red Sox streak ends.