When the Red Sox began seeking a new hitting coach, all roads led to Chili Davis . . . for many reasons.
Red Sox reliever Craig Breslow indicates to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com that he expects the Red Sox to decline his $4 million option following a rough year in which he posted a 5.96 ERA.
By many metrics, baseball is thriving. But not on national TV, where the World Series can't outdraw a regular-season football game.
2yAfter missing the first 2 12 weeks of Grapefruit League play with shoulder weakness and then a scare about an irregular heartbeat, Franklin Morales finally returns to action. He pitches a scoreless inning, allowing a walk and recording a strikeout.
2yJarrod Saltalamacchia had been struggling this spring, but a good day at the plate has him feeling more confident.
2yJon Lester says his mechanics Wednesday were the best he's had this spring, but he was still shelled for eight hits and four runs in just three innings in the Red Sox' 6-5 loss to the Pirates.
2yBobby Valentine has told scouts that he wants the young shortstop to start the season with the Red Sox. The front office wants Iglesias in Pawtucket. Who will get their way?
2yIt's been assumed that Daniel Bard will be the fourth pitcher in Boston's starting rotation, but it appears as though he may be headed back to his relief role.
2yThe Red Sox still have 53 players in camp, which manager Bobby Valentine says is too many at this stage of spring training.
2yVicente Padilla appears to be improving, but Red Sox will need to wait 24 hours to determine of Andrew Miller's hamstring strain.