Clay Buchholz will make the first Opening Day start of his career when the Boston Red Sox open their 2015 season against the Philadelphia Phillies next week.
There is growing concern among the Boston Red Sox that closer Koji Uehara will not be ready for opening day.
Red Sox DH David Ortiz will get the weekend off to deal with “general soreness,” according to manager John Farrell.
For players, and particularly the veterans, spring training games just don’t quite get the juices flowing. Just ask David Ortiz.
Expectations for the 2015 Red Sox might be as varied as ever. Here are some reasons for optimism and some potential pitfalls.
The Boston Red Sox received some good news on ailing pitcher Joe Kelly.
John Farrell isn’t sure if Rusney Castillo will be ready for opening day, but he is confident the Red Sox outfielder will be “game ready” by Wednesday.
Dustin Pedroia appears to be going full swing early this spring — both on the health and confidence front — and he isn’t afraid to let everyone know it.
Maybe having all those outfielders on their roster isn’t such a bad thing for the Red Sox.
Though John Farrell has a starting staff made up of very capable pitchers, he has no real ace and, really, no obvious order.