David Price's arrival in Fort Myers is a reminder the Sox need a rotation behind him. Sean McAdam and Lou Merloni examine the issue.
Lou Merloni and Sean McAdam discuss how the Boston Red Sox will handle their young catching depth.
3yThe full transcript from Daniel Bard's postgame press conference after his one inning of work for the PawSox on Monday, including his thoughts on starting versus relieving.
3yDaniel Bard came out of the pen on Monday night, and while he settled in eventually, looked a bit shaky at times.
3yJosh Beckett started off rough but settled in against the Marlins. It wasn't enough though, as the Sox lost. He wasn't around to talk to media after the game.
3yRed Sox reliever Mark Melancon made his return to the Red Sox count by recording a perfect inning for Boston. It's been a long-awaited return for the reliever.
3yJosh Beckett pitches great from the second inning on, but it's the first inning that proves to be too much for the Sox to overcome. The offense can't get anything going, and the Marlins win, 4-1.
3yBobby Valentine has had enough of umpires botching balls and strikes. If they can't do it, he says, then bring in something else that can.
3yDaniel Bard won't start Monday night for the PawSox as originally expected. Instead, he'll pitch one inning out of the pen.