Good morning from Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Good morning from Bright House Field, the best spring training park in Florida.

The Red Sox put a surprisingly good team on the bus for the long ride here. But as we draw closer to Opening Day, the regulars need at-bats. This also figures to be a long outing for Jon Lester, who pitched four innings in his last start.

The NCAA tournament started last night and the Globe sports section has complete coverage of Harvard’s big win last night and a preview of UMass’ game against Tennessee today.

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For Jackie Bradley Jr., lessons learned last season are coming into play as he experiences a different side of spring training.

The notebook has David Ortiz not too concerned about his slump.

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