The Red Sox’ presumptive fifth starter finally made his first start of spring training Monday, and manager John Farrell was pleased with his pitcher’s performance.
Felix Doubront pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings against the Rays, allowing a hit and two walks while striking out two. The left-hander’s debut was delayed after he experienced shoulder troubles earlier in camp, but he was able complete his outing with with no pain on Monday. Doubront was also treated to a special surprise when his mother Nancy flew to Fort Myers from Venezuela to catch the game — her first since he joined the Red Sox.
For more on the 25-year-old’s spring debut, check out the video above.