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Dan Roche – Sports Blog

Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Jon Lester at 2014 spring training. (Photo by Dan Roche/WBZ-TV)

Roche: Red Sox Lineup, Rotation Taking Shape With Opening Day 3 Weeks Away

Dan Roche passes along a few quick notes with opening day right around the corner.

03/10/2014

Jon Lester. (WBZ-TV)

Lester On Sports Final: Optimistic About Contract, But Ready For ‘Tough Process’

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche sat down with Jon Lester for Sunday night’s Sports Final, and the Sox lefty reiterated his desire to stay in Boston.

02/24/2014

Chris Capuano. (WBZ-TV)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Chris Capuano Arrives

Here are some notes and observations from Fort Myers, Florida.

02/22/2014

Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Jon Lester at 2014 spring training. (Photo by Dan Roche/WBZ-TV)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Pitchers Way Ahead Of Batters At This Point

Dan Roche checks in from Fort Myers.

02/21/2014

Mike Napoli, David Ortiz and Jonny Gomes wait for their turn in the batting cage on the first day of Red Sox full-squad workouts at Spring Training 2014. (Photo by WBZ-TV's Dan Roche)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: First Full-Squad Workout In The Books

Dan Roche brings all the updates from Fort Myers as the Red Sox hit the field as a full squad for the first time this spring.

02/20/2014

Left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Roche: Red Sox Add Some Rotation Depth In Signing LHP Chris Capuano

The Red Sox signed left-hander Chris Capuano, pending a physical, giving them a little more depth in their starting rotation.

02/20/2014

Red Sox DH David Ortiz. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche’s Spring Training Blog: Ortiz Using Contract As Motivation

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche checked in with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich from Fort Myers on Wednesday morning, where there’s plenty of chatter about David Ortiz and recent comments on his contract (again).

02/19/2014

David Ortiz walks down Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon during the World Series victory parade on November 2, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: David Ortiz Comments On Contract

David Ortiz reported for duty on Tuesday here in The Fort and it didn’t take him long to make some noise/news.

02/18/2014

A.J. Pierzynski and prospect Christian Vazquez getting work in the bullpen. (Photo by Dan Roche - WBZ-TV)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Pitchers And Catchers Particpate In First Official Team Workout

Dan Roche checks in from Fort Myers on the day of the first official workouts for pitchers and catchers.

02/17/2014

Ryan Dempster speaks with reporters at Red Sox spring training about his decision not to play in 2014. (Dan Roche/WBZ)

Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Dempster Starts Camp With Surprise

The surprise of the weekend at The Fort came courtesy of veteran pitcher Ryan Dempster.

02/16/2014