Hideki Okajima

Manager Terry Francona has some tough decisions to make before Opening Day when it comes to the Red Sox bullpen. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Bullpen: Tito’s Tough Decisions

Red Sox Manager Terry Francona has a tough decision when it comes to the bullpen with just one week left until opening day.


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Tigers Beat Red Sox, 8-3

In a matchup of two of the American League’s top young pitchers, neither Max Scherzer nor Clay Buchholz had his best stuff.


Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals and the teams mascot react after a play while playing against the Morehead State Eagles during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Pepsi Center on March 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sports Photos Of The Week March 13-19

Check out the best photos from this week in sports!


Pitcher Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at McKechnie Field on March 13, 2011 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Ian Browne On Red Sox Bullpen

Ian Browne spoke with Toucher & Rich about the Boston Red Sox bullpen, what the batting order might look like and could there be some trades before opening day?

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/18/2011

Red Sox DH David Ortiz (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not At Red Sox Spring Training

Not that the numbers matter, but here are the Red Sox are doing down at Spring Training


Red Sox pitchers (L-R) Junichi Tazawa, Itsuki Shoda, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima collect donations for the tsunami victims just before the start of a Spring Training Game against the New York Yankees at City of Palms Park on March 14, 2011 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Red Sox Encouraging Support For Japan Earthquake Relief

The Boston Red Sox are encouraging fans to join the team in showing support for those affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan last Friday.


Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka, of Japan,  pitches in the first inning of their Grapefruit League spring training season baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at City of Palms Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Matsuzaka, Okajima Among Japanese Players Concerned About Family

All across spring training, Japanese ballplayers, including the Red Sox Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima, worried Friday about those at home.


Red Sox reliever Michael Bowden. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Mets Top Red Sox 6-5; Lester Out With Flu

The Mets topped the Red Sox 6-5. Jon Lester missed the game while battling the flu.


Pitcher Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox participates in a drill during a Spring Training Workout Session at the Red Sox Player Development Complex on February 19, 2011 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Peter Abraham On Red Sox Bullpen, Beckett’s Injury

Peter Abraham spoke with Toucher & Rich about the Boston Red Son and what the word is from Fort Myers.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/04/2011

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Red Sox Ortiz Off To Hot Start, Sox Fall 6-1 To Braves

David Ortiz is off to a blistering start this spring, but a 3-for-3 day wasn’t enough as the Red Sox fell to the Braves 6-1 Wednesday afternoon.