Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez are coming back to the AL East.
The Red Sox considered moving their closer with more than one team.
With a bolstered lineup and a revamped bullpen, Terry Francona is eager to begin the 2011 season.
The two Red Sox fringe major league outfielders say they aren't worried about making the big league club in 2011 because there is only so much they can control.
Tim Wakefield's frustration with his role last year was apparent, but now he has a better grasp on his job with the team and he's ready to start anew.