Jackie Bradley might start the season with Pawtucket. ... Gordon Edes says Alfredo Aceves is showing team spirit. ... Tim Wakefield is in camp, working with knuckleballer Steven Wright. ... 2007 WS MVP Mike Lowell is also in Sox camp, working with some infielders.
Mike Napoli will take live batting practice off Clay Buchholz today and is penciled in to play on Friday. ... Buchholz plans on pitching two innings against the Twins on Saturday. ... Felix Doubront will make his spring debut on on Monday against Tampa Bay. ... Daniel Bard feels good about his fastball. ... Dustin Pedroia says his right thumb is as good as new. ... Who is Allen Webster?
Joe Posnanski is now at NBC Sports and his debut column was a look at the rise and fall of Alex Rodriguez. There is not a lot of analysis there, but it is still pretty interesting. ... Since last July, former Boston 1B Lars Anderson has been a member of the Red Sox, Cleveland, Diamondbacks, White Sox, and Blue Jays.