Deja Drew
J.D. Drew is shown here stretching his back while shagging in the outfield during batting practice before Tuesday night's playoff clinching game at Fenway Park vs. the Indians.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe File Photo)

Not a Good Sign... J.D. Shows Up with a Bad Back

I Can Show Up Stiff for a Whole Lot Less Cash. Sincerely, Trot Nixon
Sunday's Recap from Fort Myers

"I'm not concerned that I won't be at full capacity to play. If we had to go out there and play a game today I could do that. It wouldn't be a problem. That being said, I have battled with this the entire offseason, just as far as stiffness goes. Not really mobility as much. You wake up stiff, you move around, you do a few things, you down for a while, you get stiff." -- 2.15.09, J.D. Drew


Papi's Not So Big

Red Sox DH David Ortiz arrived in camp today, and he did some solo running around a foggy field in the morning.
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff)

The Shape of Things to Come
Ortiz Has a Spring in His Step

Papi Arrives... Still No Sign of Manny
Josh Beckett Q&A | Mazz on Beckett
Photos: First Official Sox Workouts | The Worst Breakups in Sox History
Jason Varitek's Straight Face Says All the Right Things... in Public
Really?!? No Problem with Short Money and a Shorter Deal? Really?

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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