Hi guys. Phil is under the weather so we’ll be going with the old Daily Links format for the day. Get well soon, Phil!
Dustin Pedroia is going to miss the beginning of the season, but he’s already swinging the bat and is starting to look better. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com)
In more injured player news, Tyler Thornburg is taking it slow this spring but he just threw his first bullpen of camp. Sean McAdam has some footage. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)
The Red Sox officially filed their petition for the city of Boston to change Yawkey Way to Jersey Street. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive)
The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is set to come back in a big way in 2018, and Chad Finn still believes Boston has the edge. (Chad Finn; Boston Globe)
Craig Kimbrel is leaving Red Sox camp for a few days to be with his infant daughter as she undergoes heart surgery. Obviously, we’ll all be keeping the Kimbrel family in our thoughts. (Providence Journal)
In happier news, Fort Myers was blessed by David Ortiz’ presence on Wednesday. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)
Cam Ellis looked back at the season for Steve Selsky, which I can assure you is a thing that really happened. (Cam Ellis; BP Boston)