With the team deciding to send shortstop Jose Iglesias to Triple-A and install Mike Aviles as the likely starter, one question mark for the team cleared up.
But with Daniel Bard‘s status as either starter or reliever still undetermined, drama remains on and off the field.
There’s plenty going on as Red Sox spring training wraps up and the team begins to break camp to focus on the regular season. With Bobby Valentine at the helm, there’s no telling what to expect when the first pitch is thrown and the real fun starts.
NESN’s Don Orsillo stopped by the NESN.com podcast to chat with NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette. Don’s excited for the season to start, and shared his thoughts about Aviles winning the shortstop battle, how Bard will factor into the team’s pitching plans this season and much more.
Listen in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.