Red Sox on the mound:
Ace Josh Beckett retired all six batters he faced, striking out four. Beckett reeled off 25 pitches, 18 of which were for strikes. Manny Delcarmen also looked sharp, striking out two in his perfect inning of work.
Boston College on the mound:
Ted Ratliff started for Boston College and retired Boston's top three of Jacoby Ellsbury, Pedroia and Ortiz.
The Sox play a Major League opponent for the first time this spring on Friday night when they make a short bus ride to Hammond Stadium to play the Twins. Daisuke Matsuzaka gets the start for Boston. He'll be opposed by Boof Bonser. Hideki Okajima, Mike Timlin and Julian Tavarez will work out of the bullpen for the Sox.
Ian Browne is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.