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 . . .
4yAlso, David Ortiz is out with back spasms; there's no timetable on Erik Bedard's return.
4yThe 38-year-old's termination appears to be a behavioral issue.
4yJosh Beckett will take the mound for the first time since spraining his ankle.
4yThe tentative 2012 MLB schedule has been announced.
4yWelcome to First Pitch, a quick spin around the world of Major League Baseball . . . or at least the corner of it that most concerns the Red Sox.
4yThe WEEI Radio host thinks the Red Sox' win over the Blue Jays and the Rays' loss to the Orioles, which increased Boston's lead to four games, may have settled the race in the Sox' favor
4yTim Wakefield couldn't do it by himself, and he had tons of help -- 18 runs worth, actually -- to help him. Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury were the two forces behind those runs.