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RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Red Sox future on display at opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Red Sox used their veteran players in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader against Northeastern and Boston College. They produced a 3-0 victory that was, outside of some good pitching performances, unremarkable.

Manager John Farrell used a younger lineup against the Eagles. Xander Bogaerts, the organization’s top prospect, hit sixth. Jackie Bradley Jr., a center fielder with great potential, hit third.

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