Mike Napoli is set to make his Red Sox debut Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The gang of recently retired Red Sox working with the team in Fort Myers continues to increase in size.
Dustin Pedroia homered for the split-squad Red Sox, but the team fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 in Port Charlotte, Florida.
NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey gave up two runs and four hits in his Toronto spring training debut, but he was outpitched by fellow knuckleballer Steven Wright for two innings in the Boston Red Sox split squad’s 4-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday.
The Red Sox will play a pair split-squad games on Monday, facing the Blue Jays in Dunedin and the Rays in Port Charlotte and Tampa Bay Rays in Sarasota.
The Boston Red Sox fell 4-3 against the Tampa Bay Rays in Spring Training action on Saturday.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030 caught up with Northeastern junior Aaron Barbosa, who leadoff Thursday’s game against the Boston Red Sox with a single against Joel Hanrahan.
The Boston Red Sox have taken the safe approach with designated hitter David Ortiz this spring, as the 37-year-old recovers from an Achilles injury that caused him to miss the final two-and-a-half months of the 2012 season.
Newcomer Mike Carp has reported to Fort Myers, and is ready to make his impression on the Boston Red Sox.
Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard came away from his first outing of the spring satisfied, but he knows he still has plenty to prove before the real season gets underway.