Nine Up, Nine Down: Spring Training Notes

I’m going to pull a Peter Gammons Random Notes Column today. The first four random notes are had help with the MLB Pressbox Pass. Nine up, nine down.
* When Hanley Ramirez turned the triple play against the Philadelphia Phillies on March 9th, it marked the first time the Red Sox had turned a triple play since July 8, 1994 when John Valentin turned an unassisted triple play. Before that, the Red Sox had not turned one since 1979, when they turned a total of 3.
* According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Edgar Renteria is the first baseball player ever to make the final World Series out against his opponent and then switch to the team he made the out against for the following season. He is also the second ever to end a World Series (2004) and win a World Series on a walk-off hit (1997). Goose Goslin is the other (won 1935, lost 1925)…
* The Red Sox go back on the road on Wednesday, where Tim Wakefield is set to draw the ball against Dontrelle Willis. Dontrelle was hit hard on March 1 against the University of Miami, drawing six runs in 2.1 innings. Dontrelle then said “This is no junior college. This is the notorious University of Miami.

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