The people have spoken.



FORT MYERS, Fla. – John Smoltz couldn’t do much, so what he did was witness what he calls “the most amazing thing I’ve ever watched.”

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Spring training is typically the story of renewal and promise. That notion rings especially true for Red Sox prospect Anthony Rizzo.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Jason Varitek wants to act as a bridge to the future of Red Sox catching.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The question: “How have you changed since coming to Boston?”

The answer from J.D. Drew is frustratingly non-committal – a fact that, in its own way, reveals a great deal about the outfielder.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The moisture from the ice bag had left its mark on David Ortiz’s left shoulder.

JC Romero's 50-game suspension for negligence was black and white. But Major League Baseball's testing for banned substances, Romero says, is not.



FORT MYERS, Fla. -- About four weeks into his offseason workouts, Dustin Pedroia had an epiphany.

FORT MYERS, Fla.—In recent years, it has not been unusual for the Red Sox to report to spring training with the roster all but set.