SCORES: Red Sox 5, Northeastern 2; Red Sox 5, Boston College 2.
BREAKDOWN: The Sox scored four runs in the sixth inning to win Game 1, coming back from a 2-1 deficit. A two-run error cost the Huskies before Scott Cousins had an RBI triple. The former big leaguer is in minor league camp. James Hand had a two-run double for the Huskies. The Sox got a long solo home run by Christian Vazquez in Game 2 and a three-run double from Travis Shaw.
THUMBS UP: Rubby De La Rosa threw two scoreless innings in Game 2. Matt Barnes, Alex Wilson, Tommy Layne and Miguel Celestino added one scoreless inning each. Garin Cecchini was 2 for 3 in the second game. Ryan Lavarnway had two hits in the opener.
THUMBS DOWN: Righthander Noe Ramirez, who ended last season with Double A Portland, allowed two runs on three hits in the sixth inning against Northeastern. Austin Maddox, a 2012 draft pick, allowed two runs on four hits against BC.
MEDICAL REPORT: Daniel Nava (neck) had a full workout on the field and is expected to play this weekend. Corey Brown fouled a ball off his left hand in the second game and came out for a pinch hitter. X-rays were negative.
AROUND THE BASES: Shunsuke Watanabe, the 37-year-old sidearmer who is in minor league camp, pitched a scoreless fifth inning in Game 1. The Sox are 24-0 against BC and 12-0 against Northeastern. Boston College coach Mike Gambino played two seasons in the minors for the Sox. Northeastern freshman Dustin Hunt, a St. Johns Prep graduate, started and pitched two scoreless innings, leaving four runners stranded. The Red Sox had (Ryan) Dent and Mookie (Betts) batting third and fourth at one point in Game 2
NEXT GAME: The Sox open Grapefruit League play on Friday when they host their ubiquitous spring training opponents, the Minnesota Twins, at 1:05 p.m. The game will be on WEEI-FM.