Red Sox conclude workouts: Now let the games begin
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- On Thursday, the Red Sox enjoyed their last day of workouts before spring training games get underway. They’ll be taking on Northeastern on Friday, followed by a matchup with the Yankees at JetBlue Park on Saturday.
Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier is back in Fort Myers after getting his infected pinky toe looked at in Boston.
Here’s a breakdown of everything that went on. . .
Ryan Brasier is back at Red Sox camp after getting his infected pinky toe checked out in Boston, so the full squad was here on Thursday.
WHAT WAS SAID?
Ryan Brasier on going to Boston to get infected pinky toe looked at: “I think they wanted me to go see somebody that they can keep in a little bit better contact with than down here. They wanted me to get it looked at by their guys.”
Alex Cora on the Yankees being betting favorites over the Red Sox in the AL East: “I don’t gamble. I’m not a gambling man. I don’t really pay attention to that. That’s for other people, I guess.”
WHAT WAS DONE?
Hitters took BP using both fastball and curveball machines, plus the team practiced cut-offs and worked on their sliding techniques.
Alex Cora spoke to the media after workouts.
Ryan Brasier returning to camp, spring training games getting underway tomorrow.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“It’s funny because yesterday, he said something like for a career .300 hitter, he doesn’t get too much sleep. He talks a lot about his mechanics and he’s always like, thinking about how he hits and all that. I was like 'Wow, if you hit .300 I’ll be sleeping well.' ” - Alex Cora on Dustin Pedroia.