Driving The View. In his three innings, Curt Schilling threw mainly fastballs (36 pitches, 28 strikes) and worked both sides of the plate. He wants to throw 40-45 pitches in his next appearance on Tuesday against the Reds. He said he was nervous beforehand: "I'm either in neutral or I'm in full throttle. I don't have a second gear."
Trot Nixon will be sidelined for another week after being diagnosed with a slight disc protrusion in his lower back. ... Keith Foulke threw batting practice and could make his game debut by the middle of next week. ... Steven Krasner has a feature on catcher Kelly Shoppach, rated by Baseball America as Bosaton's #2 prospect.
Red Sox/Twins at 1:00 pm. Johnny Damon will make his spring debut; Byung Hyun Kim gets the start. ... Tim Wakefield will return on two days rest to join Derek Lowe in facing the Twins in a split-squad game Monday. Phil Seibel will start the other game against the Phillies; Dave McCarty is expected to pitch another inning.