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Red Sox manager John Farrell likes what he’s seen from Grady Sizemore, but knows it’s early

With temperatures in the 80s with high humidity, Dustin Pedroia cools off with some water over his head during batting practice.
With temperatures in the 80s with high humidity, Dustin Pedroia cools off with some water over his head during batting practice.Credit: jim davis/globe staff

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox manager John Farrell was gushing Saturday over the camp that Grady Sizemorehas had, and he’s looking forward to what’s ahead for Sizemore.

“Given what we seeing right now we’re looking forward to it [seeing him in games],” Farrell said. “But we’re going to have to temper that. His [injury] history is well-documented. He feels great, and two days ago he had a phenomenal day out there. He was running the bases full speed, his defensive work was at full speed, handling live pitching well.

“Everything has been very good. But we’re either going to have temper our enthusiasm or really how much we push him as he gets into game shape.”

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