I'm going to take it slow for a couple of weeks as I transition from the cooler weather up at home [Seattle] but after that I should be ready to go. I'm aiming for as soon as possible.Other early arrivals in camp are pitchers Kason Gabbard and Chris Smith, 1B Ian Bladergroen, 2B Jeff Natalie and SS Jed Lowrie.
Here is some spring training info: Pitchers and catchers will report on February 16. Position players are due on February 20. The first full-squad workout is February 22.
Boston's first Grapefruit game is against the Twins on February 28. Opening Day is April 2 in Kansas City and the Fenway opener is the 7th game of the season, April 10 against Seattle.