Both the Red Sox and A.J. Pierzynski say the veteran catcher, who rolled his left ankle of the Red Sox' exhibition loss to the Pirates, isn't seriously hurt.
Brandon Workman says "there [was] definitely two sides" -- good and bad, to his second outing of the spring, which ended with the Pirates beating the Red Sox, 7-6.
David Ortiz is taking a different approach this spring. He's pacing himself, trying to strike the proper balance between enough preparation and early season overwork.
Former Red Sox farmhand Brock Huntzinger pitched a 1-2-3 inning against Boston on Sunday, and tells CSN Baltimore, "It was cool to go in, and kind of say, ‘you passed on me.’ "