Red Sox pitching plans for the final week

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Here’s how the Red Sox have their pitching lined up for the final week of spring training:

Tuesday (team is off): John Lackey in a minor league game.

Wednesday vs. Miami: Jon Lester, Daniel Bard, Andrew Miller, Junichi Tazawa, Andrew Bailey, Jose De La Torre.

Thursday vs. Minnesota: Clay Buchholz, Alfredo Aceves, Joel Hanrahan, Koji Uehara.

Friday at Minnesota: Ryan Dempster, Junichi Tazawa, Daniel Bard, Clayton Mortensen, Jose De La Torre.

Saturday vs. Minnesota: Felix Doubront, Joel Hanrahan, Koji Uehara, Andrew Miller, Andrew Bailey.

Sunday (team is off): John Lackey in a minor league intrasquad game.


Monday: Opening Day in New York: Lester will be the starter, although that hasn’t been announced formally yet. Buchholz, Dempster, Doubront and Lackey will follow from there.

The bullpen will be Hanrahan, Bailey, Miller, Tazawa, Uehara, Aceves and Mortensen with Bard possibly getting in the mix. The Sox have no plans to keep an extra reliever.

Carter and De La Torre will be depth relievers in Pawtucket. Both have generally pitched well in camp.

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