FORT MYERS, Fla. — The practice fields behind JetBlue Park were quiet on Saturday and that is expected to be the case on Sunday, too. Rumors of Clay Buchholz throwing in the bullpen proved unfounded.
Drake Britton threw in the bullpen and Brandon Workman checked in. That was the extent of the activity.
Manager John Farrell and third base coach Brian Butterfield arrived in town this afternoon. The way it looks, the Sox will be up and running well before the official start of activities next Saturday.
The Red Sox also finished installing a sign on the batting cage to commemorate their latest World Series title:
Check out the Sunday Globe for our spring training preview package. Here’s a link to Saturday’s story on Jackie Bradley Jr.