BOSTON, MA - APRIL 9: Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees rounds the bases after hitting a home run off of Felix Doubront #61 of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park April 9, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
- Felix Doubront is facing a make-or-break spring, according to Tim Britton of The Providence Journal. Doubront is out of options and could be exposed to waivers or trade if he doesn't make the team.
- Boston Pitching Coach Bob McClure might have found a key adjustment in Doubront's delivery, focusing on landing the lefty on his toes, rather than his heel, reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.
- Over the Monster asks which of three players (Lavarnway, Iglesias, or Doubront) is most likely to make the biggest impact on Boston's 2012 season.
- Jon Lester beats up on college kids and Michael Silverman calls it a foundation.
- Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports that David Ortiz might see a little time at first base with Adrian Gonzalez in the outfield when it comes to interleague play.
- Rob Bradford of WEEI asks whether the Red Sox can develop Ryan Sweeney's power, which Manager Bobby Valentine says is a mechanics issues and a "correctable problem."