2015 spring training

Steven Wright
Rob Bradford
April 03, 2015 - 12:19 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With two games left in the Grapefruit League season, the Red Sox have set their roster heading into Opening Day in Philadelphia. Prior to Friday night's game against the Twins at JetBlue Park, John Farrell announced both Matt Barnes and Brandon Workman would be starting the...
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Rusney Castillo
Rob Bradford
April 02, 2015 - 1:34 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox made it official Thursday: Rusney Castillo won't be starting the season with the big league club. The team sent down outfielders Jackie Bradley and Castillo to Triple-A Pawtucket. The Sox also announced that pitchers Dana Eveland and Dalier Hinojosa, along with...
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Christian Vazquez
April 01, 2015 - 3:43 pm
The Red Sox ' worst fears have been realized. Catcher Christian Vazquez, presumed to be the team's rifle-armed starter, will instead undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday in Pensacola, Fla. The surgery will be performed by the renowned orthopedist, Dr. James Andrews. Given the typical recovery...
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Clay Buchholz
John Tomase
April 01, 2015 - 11:47 am
Last March, Clay Buchholz had to search for that extra gear just to reach 91 mph on his fastball. Now? Let's just say it's a new year. Making his final start of the spring on Wednesday against the Twins, Buchholz hurled four shutout innings, allowing six hits and a walk. He struck out four, lowered...
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Wade Miley
Rob Bradford
March 31, 2015 - 11:35 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After his latest spring training outing -- this one coming Tuesday on the Fenway South backfields against Minnesota Triple-A hitters -- Wade Miley offered some clarity for what has been a somewhat secretive pitching rotation. The left-hander said he will make his first start of...
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Humberto Quintero
Rob Bradford
March 31, 2015 - 5:21 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- For a brief time, when news first came down that Christian Vazquez's right elbow was going to sideline the catcher for quite a while, Humberto Quintero thought there was a window to make the Red Sox ' Opening Day roster. It was unlikely that the Red Sox would promote Blake...
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David Ortiz
Rob Bradford
March 30, 2015 - 8:15 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz has made it perfectly clear why he chose to publish 2,300-plus-word, March 26 article on the Players' Tribune web site defending himself against allegations of using performance enhancing drugs. He wanted to attempt to have what he hoped would be the last say on the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 6:31 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As spring training games go, Monday night's 14-2 pummeling of the crosstown Twins was about as good as it gets for the Red Sox . Exactly one week before the season opener in Philadelphia, John Farrell rolled out a lineup that fans can expect to see against the Phillies (and...
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John Farrell
Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 3:36 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Farrell took a fun swipe the constant questions about his roster Monday before the game with the Twins at JetBlue Park. "We've got some short-term questions with health that are apparent that we've talked about a lot," Farrell said with a smile. But the Red Sox manager...
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Koji Uehara
Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 2:55 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After Koji Uehara again felt something in his sore hamstring after a 30-pitch bullpen Monday, John Farrell can count on his closer not being ready for the start of the season. "I don't think there's anything to suggest that come next Monday he's in our bullpen," Farrell said...
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