Final: Red Sox 11, Boston College 1

Game over: Red Sox 11, Boston College 1: The Sox sweep the two college teams. They had 11 hits in the nightcap. Seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter.

Top of the 7th: Red Sox 11, BC 1: Bogaerts had a double to the gap in left. But he was stranded there. The Sox have 11 hits.

The final pitcher of the day for the Sox — the 14th in all — is Brock Huntzinger.

Middle of the 6th: Red Sox 11, BC 1: Quick, perfect inning for Doyle.

Top of the 6th: Red Sox 11, BC 1: Shannon Wilkerson with a two-run homer. Now Terry Doyle, who played at BC, will face BC.


Middle of the 5th: Red Sox 9, BC 1: Jose De La Torre had a quick inning, thanks in part to a nice backhanded play at third base by Bogaerts and a strong throw. He has looked comfortable at third base as the Sox prepare him to play their in the WBC.

Once he returns from the WBC, the Sox have said Bogaerts will return to shortstop.

Middle of the 4th: Red Sox 9, BC 1: Oscar Villareal with a scoreless inning for the Sox as he worked around a walk.

Top of the 4th: Red Sox 9, BC 1: The first six batters of the inning got on base and all scored. In all, the Sox sent 12 batters to the plate and scored eight runs. Dan Butler had a two-run homer, Jon Diaz a two-run double and Mauro Gomez a two-run single. Jackie Bradley added an RBI double in the inning.

Middle of the 3rd: BC 1, Red Sox 1: Junichi Tazawa allowed a run. No 9 hitter John Gorman drew a walk, took third on a double by Hennessy and scored when Burera grounded to third.

Top of the 3rd: Red Sox 1, BC 0: Gomez doubled off Hunter Gordon and scored on a single by Hazelbaker. Bogaerts, Diaz and Butler then grounded out.


Middle of the 2nd: BC 0, Red Sox 0: 1-2-3 inning for Andrew Bailey. A fly ball, a strikeout and a groundout.

Top of the 2nd: BC 0, Red Sox 0: Easy inning for Bayuk. Henry flew to left, Holt grounded out and Bradley lined to center.

Middle of the 1st: BC 0, Red Sox 0: Uehera allowed a leadoff single by John Hennessy. Blake Butera then lined to right and with Hennessy on the move, it was a double play. Matt Pare reached on a throwing error by Diaz before Tom Bourdon singled. But Uehera fanned Geoff Murphy to end the inning.

Pre-game: With no time to waste, the Sox are back on the field to face the Eagles. But it’s an entirely new team. The Sox will use their younger players for this game augmented by nine call-ups from minor league camp.

The lineup:
Justin Henry RF
Brock Holt SS
Jackie Bradley CF
Mauro Gomez 1B
Jeremy Hazelbaker LF
Xander Bogaerts 3B
Jon Diaz 2B
Dan Butler C
David Renfroe DH
Pitching: RHP Koji Uehera followed by RHP Andrew Bailey, RHP Oscar Villareal, RHP Terry Doyle, RHP Jose De La Torre, RHP Junichi Tazawa.

Boston College is starting Nate Bayuk.

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