Otto Greule Jr
Today's edition includes stories on good ol' friend John Lackey, David Ortiz's plans for spring training, and Blake Swihart's future with Boston.
In some alternate universe, John Lackey is candidly expressing his thoughts on Boston and the upcoming season to his favorite people in the world -- the media. Actually, he did just that. In real life. (Peter Abraham; Boston.com)
David Ortiz, who has no visible qualms with the media, is planning on taking it slow this spring training. He also feels optimistic about his progression from his right Achilles tendon injury. (Rob Bradford; WEEI.com)
"Can I have future Red Sox catcher for 200, Mr. Trebek. Lean, athletic, switch-hitting catcher. 'Who is Blake Swihart?'"(Matt Huegel; ESPNBoston.com)
Gordon Edes continues his "5 Questions" running story with the penultimate question: Is there enough star power? (Gordon Edes; ESPNBoston.com)
This story may be a few days old, but the content is heartwarming and timeless. (Brendan McGair; The Pawtucket Times)