Julio Lugo will have arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Tuesday. MLB: "There is no timetable for his return, though such surgeries usually require multiple weeks of rehabilitation."
Dustin Pedroia is not worried about his strained left abdominal muscle: "I don't think it's going to linger. I'll take care of it and get it ready and get ready for the season. It won't be an issue."
Boston's five-year contract with Jon Lester has been finalized. Working on his changeup and curveball, Lester struck out eight batters in four innings of a minor league game yesterday.
WBC: Puerto Rico beat the US 11-1 last night in a game stopped in the bottom of the seventh inning because of the mercy rule. The Netherlands could eliminate the US from the WBC tonight.
Today: Clay Buchholz will start against the Orioles at 1 PM. Jonathan Papelbon will also pitch.