FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Earlier this week, principal owner John Henry addressed the media and gave his thoughts on the Red Sox' recent past, present and future.
Eliminating any possibility of on-going speculation, Red Sox manager John Farrell told newly acquired Joel Hanrahan the right-hander will be the teams closer going into the 2013 season.
BOSTON In 2012, the Red Sox had just one starter reach the 200-inning mark, as Jon Lester threw 205 13 innings.
SALEM Bobby Valentine appeared relaxed, comfortable, and animated. He was effusive, engaging, and loquacious.
BOSTON The Red Sox had their sights set on John Farrell as a potential manager even before he joined the organization as pitching coach in 2007.