Boston’s Xander Bogaerts, who went 8 for 12 with five doubles and a homer over the first three games, was hitless in five at-bats.
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Red Sox: LHP Brian Johnson makes his seventh career start Monday in the first of two interleague game at Miami. He went 2-0 with a 4.33 ERA in five starts last season.
Rays: With just three healthy starters — Chris Archer, Blake Snell and Faria — on the roster, manager Kevin Cash will use a second bullpen day in three days Monday when Tampa Bay travels to New York for the Yankees’ home opener. RHP Austin Pruitt will start against Yankees LHP Jordan Montgomery.
Yost sat first baseman Lucas Duda on Tuesday after he suffered a mild hamstring strain late in Monday’s game. Chesler Cuthbert replaced him at first. Yost also put his Monday designated hitter, Jorge Soler, in right Aaron Ekblad Jersey and made his right fielder, Jon Jay, his DH.
Jokob Junis pitched one batter into the eighth to win his first start of the season, allowing two hits.
Those conditions out there were miserable, for everybody, Yost said. To go out and pitch a game like he did is unbelievable.
I went out there to get him and it looked like I was in the middle of a bank robbery, Everybody had their masks on.
The Royals announced Tuesday a move they made on Thursday, designating former top prospect right-hander Kyle Zimmer for assignment. He went unclaimed and Kansas City has now requested unconditional release waivers on Zimmer to clear a roster spot.
Martinez battled his command throughout the day and finished with six walks.
Elite Kids Whitney Mercilus Jersey I was trying to keep going with my secondary pitch, and I was using my slider a lot but that was hanging a little bit, he said. Sometimes the ball was just everywhere. The ball is up. It’s over here.
He’s pitched well at Miller Park, where he made his major league debut on May 3, 2013 and made 15 appearances with nine starts. Martinez has gone 3-4 with a 2.69 ERA in those contests and is 5-4 with a 2.18 ERA in 23 career appearances against the Brewers.