Spring Training

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.


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

Red Sox Shut Ortiz Down For 5-7 Days

David Ortiz will be shut down for several days of spring training because of sore left heel, and the Boston Red Sox are hoping the break from baseball activities won’t prevent the slugging designated hitter from being ready for opening day.


David Ortiz (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

David Ortiz Sent To Have MRI On Both Achilles Tendons

David Ortiz’s recovery from an Achilles injury last season may have just hit a speed bump.


David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox reacts to flying out during the seventh inning of the interleague game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park on June 22, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Still Sore, Ortiz Sounds Less Optimistic About Returning Soon

David Ortiz had been confident throughout Spring Training that he would be in the Red Sox lineup come Opening Day, but the DH seemed a lot less optimistic about his return on Thursday.


Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Middlebrooks Hits First Spring Homer Against Puerto Rico

Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks hit his first home run of the Spring on Tuesday night, but said he still has to get over the mental hurdle after breaking his wrist on an inside pitch last season.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 9: John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on July 9, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Middlebrooks Homers, Lackey Solid Against Puerto Rico WBC Team

John Lackey pitched three scoreless innings in the Boston Red Sox’s 4-3 victory over Puerto Rico’s World Baseball Classic team on Tuesday night.


John Farrell (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

John Farrell On Gresh & Zo: Jackie Bradley Jr. Not Expected To Break Camp With Team

Gresh, McAdam and Shaughnessy were joined by Red Sox Manager John Farrell Tuesday afternoon delving into the Sox spring training thus far.

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First Cuts: Red Sox Option Britton To Portland; Assign Henry, Marrero To Minor League Camp

The Boston Red Sox announced their first cuts of the spring on Monday.


Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Napoli Batting Cleanup In Red Sox Debut

Mike Napoli is set to make his Red Sox debut Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Mike Lowell (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Mike Lowell With Red Sox To Coach Will Middlebrooks

The gang of recently retired Red Sox working with the team in Fort Myers continues to increase in size.