2014 spring training

Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2014 - 12:54 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Jonathan Herrera will be the Red Sox utility infielder to start the 2014 season. In a move that was expected, the Red Sox optioned infielder Brock Holt and pitcher Rubby De La Rosa to their minor league camp Thursday while reassigning infielder Brandon Snyder , who was in camp...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 1:07 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox are about to learn just how ready Grady Sizemore is to ramp up for the regular season. Manager John Farrell announced before Wednesday's game with the Pirates that the man battling for a starting center field job with the defending World Series champs will play five...
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Mike Petraglia
February 26, 2014 - 11:36 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. When Pedro Martinez holds court, every word is gold. That's the way it was again Wednesday when the former ace pitcher talked about his odds of Cooperstown on the first ballot in 2015, his impact on young pitchers, his future with the team and his attempt to reach out to Curt...
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Mike Petraglia
February 20, 2014 - 6:25 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Jenny Dell saga is coming to an end on NESN. Red Sox chairman Tom Werner , who oversees all of NESN's on-air operations, acknowledged Thursday morning that Dell has decided to pursue other opportunities outside of the sports cable franchise after she and Red Sox third...
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2014 - 12:29 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Alex Speier address the significance of David Ortiz 's press conference on Wednesday at JetBlue Park and whether or not Red Sox principal owner John Henry can get an extension done with his slugger by the end of camp.
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There's a fire that burns deep inside David Ortiz . And on Wednesday, after talking about his desire for another year tacked onto his current contract, Ortiz went deep on what motivates him to prove to people that - at 38 - he can still slug and produce like a player in his 20s...
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2014 - 8:04 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz made his public case Wednesday for a one-year extension to a two-year, $30 million deal that expires at the end of this season. "I'm a little afraid to talk about my contract," Ortiz began. "People have been killing me when I get that question asked and I give an...
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Mike Petraglia
February 18, 2014 - 4:07 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After chilling with his nine-year-old son D'Angelo on the first-base side bench of Field 1 Tuesday morning, David Ortiz decided it was time to satisfy some of the fans that had made the trip to JetBlue Park and the home of Red Sox spring training. First, he gave a high-five to a...
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