The manager checks in with some updates

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Terry Francona just met with the media. Here are the highlights:

• Jacoby Ellsbury has no restrictions and that includes stealing bases.

• According to Francona, catching instructor Gary Tuck says nobody had ever bought into his program more than Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

• RHPs Tony Pena Jr. and Brandon Duckworth had MRIs and were cleared to pitch.


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