The Sox manager speaks on a variety of topics on the first day of formal workouts in Fort Myers.
Though it seems like Jonathan Papelbon has wanted nothing more than to reach free agency, he says he is not thinking about where he might end up next year.
The ex-Chicago closer says he's fine with being Jonathan Papelbon's set-up man.
Nikkan Sports says the Red Sox are expected to sign Japanese left-hander Itsuki Shoda to a minor-league contract.
The young right-hander's breakout 2010 season means he'll approach this spring training as job training, rather than job auditioning.