Adrian gonzalez

Mike Petraglia
February 24, 2011 - 4:17 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In his third day of testing the surgically repaired labrum in his right shoulder, Adrian Gonzalez hit off a batting tee for approximately 10 minutes on Thursday. With trainer Mike Reinold looking on, he increased his load up to 35 swings just before 8 a.m. after starting out...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2011 - 8:20 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox manager Terry Francona downplayed Tuesday's report by SI.com's Jon Heyman that the team "intends to" pick up his two-year contract option at the end of this season. "I don't know where it came from. Let it go," Francona said when first asked Wednesday about the report. "...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 23, 2011 - 4:58 am
Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford appeared on the set of the Dennis & Callahan show in Fort Myers, Fla., on Wednesday. He talked about how he's fitting in so far and why he came to Boston instead of New York. To hear the interview, visit the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page ...
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Mike Petraglia
February 22, 2011 - 7:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox manager Terry Francona announced Tuesday that Josh Beckett will start Sunday night's official Grapefruit League opener against the Twins at Hammond Stadium. He will be followed by Clay Buchholz in the game. Daisuke Matsuzaka will start against the Twins on Monday...
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Mike Petraglia
February 21, 2011 - 7:42 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox announced Monday that newly-acquired slugger Adrian Gonzalez has been cleared to hit off a batting tee after surgery on his right shoulder last October. The surgery was not reconstructive and the Red Sox traded for the first baseman in December knowing that he would...
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February 21, 2011 - 4:31 am
Red Sox pitcher John Lackey sat down with Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning from spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Having been the newcomer to the clubhouse last year, Lackey was asked what Adrian Gonzalez and...
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February 21, 2011 - 3:22 am
A few days into his first spring training with the Red Sox , first baseman Adrian Gonzalez stopped by for a visit with Dennis & Callahan Monday morning in Fort Myers, Fla. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Gonzalez said he isn't worried that the...
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February 18, 2011 - 2:04 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It sounds different. The Red Sox clubhouse was half-asleep just after 8 a.m. on Thursday. But then, an alarm bell sounded in the form of David Ortiz , who arrived to begin his ninth season with the Sox. He was followed minutes later by outfielder Carl Crawford . Thursday -- the...
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Mike Petraglia
February 17, 2011 - 12:55 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz was among those hooting and hollering when the Red Sox pulled off the December blockbuster that landed Adrian Gonzalez in Boston. Why? "It'll be crazy for the pitchers, how they can focus on the lineup like that," Ortiz said. "You have a lot of good hitters, one...
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February 17, 2011 - 9:49 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As explored in today's column , a strong case can be made that a team would rather have Adrian Gonzalez on a long-term deal than Albert Pujols . Both sluggers are eligible for free agency following the 2011 season, but while Pujols broke off contract talks with the Cardinals on...
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