Red Sox coach Brian Butterfield is in charge of the team's infielders. And he thinks the team's infield defense will be greatly improved over what it was in 2014.
After several weeks of drills, the Red Sox finally get to play games on Tuesday when they kick off the exhibition season with a doubleheader against Northeastern and Boston College.
With the Red Sox opening the season in a National League park, David Ortiz is taking groundballs at first base much earlier in camp.
Closer Koji Uehara has his first live batting-practice session of the spring on Monday, and the Red Sox are pleased with what they saw.