2013 spring training

March 16, 2013 - 7:15 am
WEEI has been in Fort Myers, Fla. covering the Red Sox for over a month as the team prepares for the 2013 season. Click here or on the image below to see a photo gallery of our spring training coverage.
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Mike Petraglia
February 27, 2013 - 5:30 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. -- In a spring training game that saw Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks suffer a scare with his right wrist, Jonny Gomes blasted a long home run to left field while several Red Sox relievers looked strong early on as the Orioles beat the Red Sox, 5-3, Wednesday night at Ed...
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Mike Petraglia
February 27, 2013 - 1:35 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Felix Doubront completed his simulated game Wednesday successfully in Fort Myers and has passed the final hurdle for starting a spring game, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell . That start will come Monday afternoon at JetBlue Park against Tampa Bay. The lefty was slowed at...
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Mike Petraglia
February 27, 2013 - 11:43 am
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox will send lefty reliever Franklin Morales to the mound Wednesday night in their first night game of the spring, as they visit Ed Smith Stadium for a date with the Baltimore Orioles . After getting pounded, 15-4, Tuesday by St. Louis at JetBlue Park, the 2-3 Red Sox...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 2:27 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- There has been much discussion about Daniel Bard 's velocity - or lack thereof - on his fastball. The 98 and 99 MPH readings that were commonplace in the spring of 2009 and '10 are not there. But the right-hander isn't worried. He threw mostly fastballs to the Tampa Bay Rays...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 1:58 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- It's odd by even spring training standards - two visits to the mound by the catcher to speak with his pitcher, including one after just three pitches into the game. That was what happened Monday at Charlotte Sports Park as Alfredo Aceves didn't like what his catcher David...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 11:06 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Dustin Pedroia connected for his first homer of spring training and Mike Carp had an RBI double in the second inning as a split-squad Red Sox club lost to the Rays, 6-3, Monday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park. Alfredo Aceves gaves up two hits and two runs in two innings...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2013 - 7:50 am
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Torey Luvullo managed the Red Sox lineup of regulars that made the 45-minute trip north on I-75 Monday morning to take on the Tampa Bay Rays . Monday's lineup: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Dustin Pedroia 2B Shane Victorino RF Jonny Gomes LF Stephen Drew SS Ryan Sweeney DH Drew Sutton...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2013 - 12:22 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox top prospect Xander Bogaerts said Saturday he was excited and looking forward to leaving for Taiwan to train with the Netherlands for the upcoming world baseball classic . Bogaerts is one of four Red Sox players in the system taking part in the upcoming WBC. Bogearts...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2013 - 11:25 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Lackey worked his way out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning, allowing one run in 20 pitches, while Jose Iglesias hit a two-run homer over the Monster as the Red Sox fell to the Rays, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at JetBlue Park in the Grapefruit League opener for both...
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