Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/3/13
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8 a.m. ET: Thursday’s 3-1 victory over the Blue Jays wasn’t exactly pretty, but it ensured the Red Sox will enter their three-game set with the Rangers on a high note. The Sox dropped the first game of their three-game series against the Jays, but they finished off with back-to-back wins, and they’ll now look to make it three in a row in Texas on Friday. Tasked with extending Boston’s winning streak is Felix Doubront, who is a perfect 3-0 this season. Doubront will go up against Derek Holland in the opener of what should be a very interesting series. The Red Sox and Rangers have looked like two of baseball’s elite squads through the first month of the season, so it’ll be a true test to see what each team is made of at this point in the year. Friday’s first pitch in Arlington is scheduled for 8:05 p.m., so be sure to tune in on NESN. I also encourage everyone to follow along right here with NESN.com’s live blog. (Then again, I’m pretty biased.)
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