Red Sox
Francona made a point that young reliever Craig Hansen hasn't pitched a lot of minor league innings. 'This kid needs to pitch a little,' Francona said. However, he added, 'If we were convinced he could do it [close] -- and I hope we do reach that decision -- that we would have a heck of a decision to make. I hope that happens.'
On Craig Hansen
Francona made a point that young reliever Craig Hansen hasn't pitched a lot of minor league innings. "This kid needs to pitch a little," Francona said. However, he added, "If we were convinced he could do it [close] -- and I hope we do reach that decision -- that we would have a heck of a decision to make. I hope that happens."
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)