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.
2yBoston had several chances, but failed to capitalize, resulting in a 2-1 loss to Baltimore.
2yJosh Beckett pitched a great eight innings for the Red Sox, but didn't earn a win after the team scored only one run.
2yJosh Beckett gave Boston a great performance, but his teammates came up short on offense.
2yDaisuke Matsuzaka will make his first major league start in more than a year Saturday against the Washington Nationals.
2yManager Bobby Valentine says it's to get more 'balance' in Wednesday's lineup, but it could also be tied to his season-long slump.
2yAs the Sox real closer continues to rehab, the fill-in has encountered a bit of a rough patch
2yJon Lester says he has noticed how Jarrod Saltalamacchia has run with his new role this season now that Jason Varitek is out of the picture.