Bobby Valentine is no stranger to thinking outside the box, and he's already shown a willingness to do so as manager of the Red Sox.

The new Boston skipper is already planning ahead, getting David Ortiz some reps down at first base this spring, and preparing to use Mike Aviles at third base and in the outfield in the coming days. Valentine is also getting first basemen Lars Anderson and Adrian Gonzalez some work in the outfield.

Check out the video above to hear more from NESN.com Red Sox beat writer Didier Morais.