Felix Doubront was hit near the right ear by a fly ball before Tuesday's game, but he says he is fine and will make his start tomorrow night.
The ball hit off the fungo and I didn't see the ball. [It] just came right to my ear, but I'm fine, I'm good.Bobby Valentine, on Doubront:
Whenever anybody comes off the field you hold your breath. But he tested fine, he feels good, he knows where he is, he knows where he's going.In anticipation of interleague play this weekend, Adrian Gonzalez was taking fly balls in right field and David Ortiz was working out at first base.
Beckett celebrated his 32nd birthday yesterday by throwing seven shutout innings. His nine strikeouts places him sixth on the team's all-time list (1,049).
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