2015 spring training

David Ortiz
March 25, 2015 - 7:57 am
After being questioned for taking time off at spring training due to dehydration, David Ortiz detailed his health situation to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford and vowed to be ready to go soon. Ortiz said the dehydration issue led to him becoming sick, and the Red Sox medical staff decided it would be best...
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Mookie Betts
Rob Bradford
March 25, 2015 - 7:26 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As good as Mookie Betts has been this spring training -- and his .471 batting average would suggest he's been really good -- there is the understanding that this is just the beginning. Once immersed in the major leagues on a full-time basis, he is going to have to adjust,...
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Koji Uehara
John Tomase
March 24, 2015 - 10:45 am
It's looking more and more like Koji Uehara won't be ready to start the season. Speaking to reporters in Jupiter on Tuesday morning, Red Sox manager John Farrell acknowledged that the closer, who is battling a hamstring strain, is running out of time to be ready for the opener in Philadelphia on...
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Joe Kelly
Rob Bradford
March 23, 2015 - 12:41 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It wasn't a memorable game at JetBlue Park Monday. In fact, it never really officially took place. The meeting between the Red Sox and Cardinals was halted due to rain after 4 1/2 innings, with St. Louis carrying a 2-0 lead. Even though the stats don't count, let it be known...
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Shane Victorino
Rob Bradford
March 23, 2015 - 10:32 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With two weeks to go in spring training, Shane Victorino has weighed his options and made his decision -- hitting exclusively from the right side will be the way he goes from here on in. The right fielder attempted a return to switch-hitting earlier in camp, having felt his...
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Rob Bradford
March 22, 2015 - 6:44 pm
Your browser does not support iframes. FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox manager John Farrell had been cooking up the idea for some time. Sunday morning, he hatched the plan -- a relay race between two groups of position players that would determine the who was to make the three-hour trip to Jupiter...
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Hanley Ramirez
John Tomase
March 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm
Just call them Thunder and Lightning. For all the questions about the Red Sox rotation, one aspect of their club no one disputes is the offense, which should be one of the best in the game. Two examples were on display in Sunday's 7-6 victory over the Phillies at JetBlue Park -- Hanley Ramirez (...
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Joe Kelly
Rob Bradford
March 21, 2015 - 8:31 am
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A few days ago, Joe Kelly was sure he would be making his scheduled start Sunday after experiencing right biceps tightness in his last outing. Despite his confidence, he will have to wait a bit. Red Sox manager John Farrell said prior to his team's game against the Pirates at...
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Rusney Castillo
Rob Bradford
March 20, 2015 - 2:36 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Maybe Rusney Castillo is going to make things interesting in these final couple of weeks. While most have ticketed Castillo for the minors to start the regular season due to time missed thanks to an oblique injury, along with the play of center fielder Mookie Betts, the Cuban...
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Mike Napoli
Rob Bradford
March 20, 2015 - 8:28 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A full offseason of activity, along with a month of spring training, seemingly finally has caught up to Mike Napoli . The Red Sox first baseman was scratched from his team's lineup against the Orioles at JetBlue Park Friday with a sore right ankle. "Nothing serious," Napoli said...
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