February 2, 2006

Spring Is Coming!

Pitchers and catchers report to Fort Myers on February 18! Position players arrive on February 22 and the first full-squad workout is the next day. Boston plays its first Grapefruit League game on March 2, against the Twins.

The Red Sox have invited 20 nonroster players, including Dustan Mohr, Gabe Kapler, Willie Harris, Enrique Wilson, Ken Huckaby, and Dustin Pedroia.

The camp roster looks like this:

LHP Abe Alvarez, Lenny DiNardo, Jon Lester, David Wells; RHP Bronson Arroyo, Josh Beckett, Matt Clement, Manny Delcarmen, Keith Foulke, Craig Hansen, Edgar Martinez, Cla Meredith, Jonathan Papelbon, David Pauley, David Riske, Curt Schilling, Rudy Seanez, Julian Tavarez, Mike Timlin, Jermaine Van Buren, James Vermilyea, Tim Wakefield
Josh Bard, John Flaherty, Jason Varitek
Alex Cora, Alex Gonzalez, Tony Graffanino, Mark Loretta, Mike Lowell, Alejandro Machado, Roberto Petagine, J.T. Snow, Kevin Youkilis
Coco Crisp, Brandon Moss, David Murphy, Trot Nixon, Manny Ramirez, Adam Stern
.Non-Roster Invitees:
LHP Craig Breslow, Mike Bumatay, Mike Holtz, Phil Seibel; RHP Tim Bausher, Matt Ginter, Jimmy Serrano; C Ken Huckaby; INF Trent Durrington, Willie Harris, Luis A. Jimenez, Rodney Nye, Dustin Pedroia, Josh Pressley, Enrique Wilson; and OF Luke Allen, Ron Calloway, Gabe Kapler, Tyler Minges, Dustan Mohr
Someone emailed me recently and asked about watching the various practices in Fort Myers. I lost your email but some of what you need to know is here.

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