There was speculation on Friday that Tim Wakefield's roster spot may be in jeopardy. His rough outing Friday night did nothing to silence the rumors, but two sources say he's in no danger of being cut.
Terry Francona isn't worried about the struggles players have in spring training. All that matters is that players perform when the regular season starts.
The Red Sox' right-hander says 'it's good' to go through adversity in spring training, in order to practice getting out of regular-season jams.
Unlike years past, when the team was found lacking in the late days of spring training, cutting down the squad this time will mean getting rid of players who've performed well.