2015 spring training

Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 12:57 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With so many moving parts at once right now, it would be hard to blame manager John Farrell for choosing his words very carefully when asked to project his roster, including the catching position. Reading between the lines of Farrell's meeting with reporters before Monday night'...
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Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 9:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Give Brandon Magee this much: He's not afraid of failing. The linebacker who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week is vowing to give his full commitment to the Red Sox , the team that saw his talent on the other side of the field at Arizona State, as an outfielder. All...
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Christian Vazquez
Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 6:42 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox have admitted they'll be without catcher Christian Vazquez for a while. The club placed him on the 60-day disabled list Monday with a sprained right elbow. The move allows the Red Sox to add newly-acquired catcher Sandy Leon to the 40-man roster. With the transaction...
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Sandy Leon
Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 4:42 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox have acquired some organizational catching depth. A source confirms to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford that catcher Sandy Leon is on his way to the Red Sox . Details as to who would be going the other way in the deal were not immediately available. Leon first told James...
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Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2015 - 1:33 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Rusney Castillo is making it harder and harder to leave him off the Opening Day roster. The Cuban outfielder, who has overcome oblique issues early in camp, showed again Sunday in a 3-2 10-inning win over the Rays at JetBlue Park why he is regarded as such a dynamic player, and...
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Clay Buchholz
Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz got the message loud and clear. This is his time, his year, to step up and shine as the time-vested leader of the Red Sox rotation. The Red Sox rewarded him for his diligence this spring with the nod as the club's Opening Day starter on April 6 in Philly. "...
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Edward Mujica
Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2015 - 9:11 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox pitching staff is still in flux one week before the season. Koji Uehara won't be ready for the season. Joe Kelly is still a big question mark. Edward Mujica is the closer for now but other options could be available. The numerous decisions to be made is making John...
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Mike Petraglia
March 29, 2015 - 6:58 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The young star catcher of the Red Sox is going to see the expert in elbows to get a second opinion. Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Sunday morning that Christian Vazquez will make the trip north to Pensacola, Fla. to visit with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday. "I don't...
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Hanley Ramirez swings away Saturday against the Rays in spring training action. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2015 - 1:44 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Steven Wright and Matt Barnes made their best pitches for spots on the Red Sox roster in Saturday's 9-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park. Hanley Ramirez , David Ortiz and Mike Napoli also made big contributions in the win as the Red Sox try to build some...
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Ryan Hanigan
Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2015 - 1:10 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- So what now for the Red Sox as they look for solutions to their suddenly paper thin catching situation? The obvious solution is already in front of them. Ryan Hanigan and Humberto Quintero. The two veterans. The 35-year-old Quintero is a defensive specialist on his eight...
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