More live batting practice today at the Fort as the starters take the hill.
Field 2: Josh Beckett, Boof Bonser, Junichi Tazawa
Field 3: Jon Lester, Michael Bowden, Fabio Castro, Casey Kelly
Field 4: John Lackey, Clay Buchholz, Gaby Hernandez, Ryan Weiland
Field 5: Tim Wakefield, Felix Doubront, Kris Johnson
The pitchers work behind a screen to guard against line drives. The hitters often look pretty weak because it’s only the first or second time they’ve seen good pitching since last season. The pitchers tell them what’s coming to make it a little easier.