Red Sox fifth starter

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John Tomase
February 25, 2018 - 11:26 am
The Red Sox are auditioning fifth starters. Manager Alex Cora confirmed on Sunday morning that neither left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez nor knuckleballer Steven Wright will be ready to start the season. That creates an opening in the rotation when the Red Sox need a fifth starter in the opener of a...
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Roenis Elias. (Kim Klement/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
June 17, 2016 - 6:51 am
The never-ending search for a fifth starter continues with its next applicant: Roenis Elias. The Cuban left-hander arrived from Seattle with Carson Smith in the December deal for fellow southpaw Wade Miley. A darkhorse to make the rotation out of spring training, he instead pitched himself right...
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