11 Things To Know About Eduardo Rodriguez

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Eduardo Rodriguez will make his Major League debut for the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, as the team opens a four-game series against the Texas Rangers.

There are some high hopes for the 22-year-old Rodriguez, who could be an integral part of the Boston rotation in the very near future. It’s unclear how much of his success in the minors will translate to the big leagues, and at the moment, it’s unclear how long he’ll stick around during this stint.

John Farrell said the plan is for Rodriguez to make one start, giving the Boston rotation a little rest with the team in the middle of a 20-games-in-20-nights stretch, but what if the prospect pitches really, really well?

“Well then, maybe we’ll really, really reconsider,” Farrell responded when asked.

Here is what we do know about Rodriguez ahead of his Major League debut:

– A natural…

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