he Rays improved to 3-1 for the spring with a 6-3 win over a Red Sox split squad.

Alex Cobb wasn't particulalry sharp over his two innings, throwing 38 pitches, with a noticeable lack of command, though he felt fine. He found some satisfaction in getting several ground ball outs.

New SS Yunel Escobar had a two-run double for the Rays in the first, and Ryan Roberts another in the fourth. Roberts also made an impressive defensive play at third.