Found April 16, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Felix Doubront
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Felix Doubront got his first start of the season on Tuesday night against the Indians after a rain out forced the Sox to skip him in the pitching rotation. Doubront allowed just one run through five innings, and clinched his first win with four walks and seven strikeouts. The Red Sox offense brought power, scoring seven runs in the second inning, leaving Doubront in the dugout trying to stay warm. Check out the video above to hear what Doubront had to say after the win in the video above.

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