Former UConn P Matt Barnes to Make First Major League Start Tonight


Matt Barnes will make his first major league start for the Red Sox tonight against the Indians at Fenway Park. Banres led the Huskies to a Super Regional in 2011, and was a first round pick that year in the MLB Draft. The former Husky ace has split time this season between AAA and the big leagues. Before tonight, Barnes had only been used as a relief pitcher. Barnes currently sports a 3-2 record and has as 5.64 ERA. First pitch is at 7:10.