Red Sox – Braves Game Notes March 9th
The Boston Red Sox will play their 1st night game of the 2020 season tonight, Monday, March 9th when they play the Atlanta Braves in Spring Training action. Hear the game starting at 6 p.m. on AM 1370 WDEA.
Yesterday the Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins to improve to 6-10-2 in the Spring. Martin Perez started for the Red Sox and threw 4.0 scoreless innings, striking out 7 while allowing 1 walk and 4 hits.
The Red Sox's bats were working as 10 players had at least 1 hit in the game.
The Boston Red Sox will send RHP Ryan Weber, RHP Brandon Workman, LHP Jeffrey Springs and RHP Marcus Walden to the mound.
Weber is making his 3rd start of the season. In his previous 2 starts, he hasn't allowed a walk or an earned run in 5.0 innings pitched. In those start, he has given up 5 hits and struck out 7.
After the roster moves yesterday the Red Sox have 47 players in camp, including 33 members of the 40 man roster and 14 non-roster invitees.
Monday afternoon the Red Sox announced that they had agreed to terms with 19 players on one-year contracts for the 2020 season. In addition, the Red Sox renewed the contract of third baseman Rafael Devers for the 2020 season.
Agreeing to terms were pitchers Yoan Aybar, Ryan Brasier, Colten Brewer, Austin Brice, Matt Hall, Kyle Hart, Darwinzon Hernandez, Chris Mazza, Mike Shawaryn, Josh Taylor, Marcus Walden and Ryan Weber, as well as position players Jonathan Araúz, C.J. Chatham, Michael Chavis, Bobby Dalbec, Tzu-Wei Lin, Alex Verdugo, and Marcus Wilson.
With these agreements, all players on the Red Sox major league roster are under contract for the 2020 season.
On Tuesday, the Red Sox will play the St. Louis Cardinals at 1 p.m. That game will also be broadcast on AM 1370 WDEA.