Red Sox rotation set up for season: Lester, Lackey, Doubront, Peavy, Buchholz
Manager John Farrell said that the current rotation order is how he expects the starters to line up for the start of the regular season, which means Jon Lester will start Opening Day, followed by, in order, John Lackey, Felix Doubront, Jake Peavy and Clay Buchholz .
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Jon Lester's right on time
If this was last spring, with Lester coming off a career-worst 4.82 ERA that represented the low point of a gradual three-year regression, the Red Sox wouldn't give a passing thought to signing the left-hander to a contract extension.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Nick Tavares: How Brandon Workman got Koji Uehara's World Series loss
Despite the cold and the calendar still declaring us within the confines of winter, as far as baseball is concerned it's already spring.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Gausman pitches Orioles to sweep of Red Sox, 13-2
Gausman gave up one hit and struck out three to help the Orioles sweep the Red Sox, who made six errors in the nightcap.
Sox Drop Nightcap Vs O's
Dormant offense, ineffective pitching, lackluster fielding is not a recipe for success.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Felix Doubront Appears Poised For Breakout Year For Boston Red Sox
Up to this point in his career, Felix Doubront has been a pitcher with tremendous talent, but whether it has been due to conditioning or control issues, he has yet to reach his full potential.
Prospect Profile: Matt Barnes
A favorite deep sleeper of mine in 2014 leagues is Boston Red Sox starting pitcher, Matt Barnes .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Don't panic: it's early spring
Mar 3, 2014; Bradenton, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Brandon Workman gets taken out by manager John Farrell during the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Carp and Brentz homer but the Sox fall to the Pirates, 7-6
Monday's Spring Training game saw the Red Sox traveling about an hour and a half up the Florida coast to Bradenton to meet one of last year's great stories, the Pittsburgh Pirates , who took the Cardinals to the brink of elimination last year before succumbing in the National League Division Series.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Notebook: Jake Peavy avoids big hurt
Turns out manager John Farrell wasn't exaggerating when he said pitcher Jake Peavy only narrowly avoided serious injury when he sliced his left index finger last Saturday.
Pirates spring training report: Pirates 7, Red Sox 6
Hitter: Starling Marte went 2 for 3 with two singles and a strikeout. He singled deep to short to open the game for his first hit of spring training.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
What should the Red Sox realistically expect from Felix Doubront?
On the one hand, the Red Sox lefty is only 26, and by all accounts, came to spring training last month in much better shape than the tub that arrived in Fort Myers last year, both good reasons why the team hopes the Venezuelan may be primed for a breakout season in 2014 journalistic profiles that dominated last spring's headlines, but he did ... (more)
Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman has a bizarre day in first spring training appearance
If you only look at the box score from Monday's Red Sox game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, put on sunglasses before peering at Workman's line: 2 1/3 innings, five hits , five earned runs, no walks and four strikeouts in a 7-6 loss.
Rock Hill Herald
Alvarez, Martin homer as Pirates beat Red Sox 7-6
Pittsburgh leadoff batter Starling Marte reached on an infield single in the first that stopped an 0-for-9 start, and Alvarez homered to right off Workman with two outs.
Anchorage Daily News
Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Boston
Chris McGuiness' double in the eighth knocked in the winning run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-6, on Monday in Grapefruit League action.
Over The Monster
Red Sox vs. Pirates lineups: Daniel Nava leads sparse road team
Daniel Nava leads a sparse team of young players and backups as the Red Sox hit the road to face the Pirates.
Pirates Regulars Will Face Test Against Red Sox Brandon Workman
Left fielder Starling Marte leads off and catcher Russell Martin is batting in the two hole again.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Yaz Watches As Grandson Gets Major League Bat With O's
The anonymous minor league outfielder played his first major league spring training game for the Orioles Sunday, scoring a run in an 8-6 loss to the Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla.
Jake Peavy out for three days after cutting his finger with a fishing knife
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Red Sox starter Jake Peavy cut his left index finger with a fishing knife.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Anthony Ranaudo dominates in first Grapefruit League start
When last season began, Anthony Ranaudo was sharing an apartment in Portland, Maine, with fellow pitching prospects Drake Britton and Brandon Workman .