There was actually a draft that took place a couple of days ago to determine how the teams would be separated.
"You always get a pulse and the feel for when things may start to stagnate a little bit because of the length of Spring Training, particularly this year because of the number of additional days," said Red Sox manager John Farrell. "It's always important to keep it light in some spots, but yet a competitive element to it. This is a team-building opportunity for us as well."
The skill competitions took place on separate fields, and the teams came into the final event -- the obstacle course relay -- in a tie.
Team Pedroia bolted in front, but then the underdogs came back in a big way to win the race decidedly.
"The MVP of the obstacle course was Robby Scott and [Chandler] Shepherd," said Holt. "We were down by a lot, I was worried. Me and Rut did cut the deficit a little bit. But they did really good and brought us all the way back."
Ian Browne has covered the Red Sox for MLB.com since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @IanMBrowne and Facebook. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.