Former Orioles prospect Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas.
The real thing Thursday night was even better for the 22-year-old left-hander.
Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967, and Boston beat the Rangers 5-1 to spoil Josh Hamilton's first home game back in Texas on Thursday night.
"I wasn't nervous after the first couple of pitches," said Rodriguez, who was traded to the Red Sox in late July for relief pitcher Andrew Miller. "I went out and saw the lights and saw the stadium,...