* Felix Doubront scattered eight hits through 4 2/3 innings, giving up two runs.
* Mark Melancon gets roughed up for three runs in one inning of relief work, a bases clearing double by Joe Benson that brought in three runs.
* Jacoby Ellsbury banged out a pair of hits for Boston.
* Before the game, manager Bobby Valentine named Jon Lester as his Opening Day starter in Detroit April 5.
* Next up: Tuesday vs. Blue Jays 7:05pm