Red Sox Pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez Faces Important Start Vs. Yankees

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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez

Photo via Jun 16, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (52) throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Eduardo Rodriguez has struggled with the Boston Red Sox this season, resulting in him spending more time at Triple-A Pawtucket than most people expected.

But he’s back on the mound Saturday as the Red Sox resume their series with the rival New York Yankees in the Bronx.

It’s a very important start for E-Rod, who probably needs a very good outing to remain in the rotation.

Red Sox manager John Farrell discussed his young starter on NESN’s “Red Sox First Pitch.” Be sure to catch “First Pitch,’ presented by Men’s Warehouse, before every Red Sox game on NESN.

Thumbnail photo via David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Images

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