Will the Red Sox, coming off consecutive last-place finishes under John Farrell, be tempted to make a quick change if they start slowly?
Addressing some smaller, but not-so-insignificant questions for the Red Sox as spring training approaches.
Dave Dombrowski's in-season approach will probably be different than Ben Cherington's. How different? Let us count the ways . . .
3yThere will be no public-address announcements tonight at Fenway Park in honor of Carl Beane, the Sox' P.A. announcer who died on Wednesday.
3yThe former Red Sox great returns to take on the current Red Sox goat. If the Celtics weren't playing, you might even be compelled to watch it.
3yJosh Beckett is taking a lot of heat for playing golf after he was scratched from a start because of back tightness. But is all the criticism deserved?
3yJimmy Toscano breaks down the upcoming four-game series between the Red Sox and Indians . . . the only way he knows how to.
3yWade Boggs defended himself from claims made by Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd that Boggs liberally used racial slurs in the 1980s.
3yJon Lester believes that his stuff has been there, but he acknowledged that he has been nibbling and throwing too many pitches.
3yBobby Valentine was perturbed when home plate umpire Bill Welke did not request a second opinion on Marlon Byrd's potential hit-by-pitch in the 9th inning.