On a cool and rainy day in Fort Myers, the Red Sox got their work in manager Terry Francona laid out the pitching plans for this week's exhibition games. ESPNBoston's Gordon Edes and Joe McDonald give you the rundown below.
Joe McDonald, a native Rhode Islander, joined ESPNBoston.com as a Bruins and Red Sox reporter in February 2010. He worked at the Providence Journal for 18 years and covered the Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, PawSox and Providence Bruins. He's a three-time winner of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association's state Sportswriter of the Year for Rhode Island. Follow him on Twitter here.