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 end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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