Carl Crawford benefited from good timing early in his career. But it's hard work that could make him a star with the Red Sox.
Here's a video report on Crawford by Alan Miller and Yoon S. Byun.
Here's a photo gallery of Crawford with some behind-the-scenes shots from Yoon.
Dan Shaughnessy is happy that baseball is starting up.
Clay Buchholz is established this time around as he reports to spring training.
In the Sunday Baseball Notes, Nick Cafardo checks in with Mark Prior.