Red Sox invite 47 players to resume spring training

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The Red Sox on Sunday introduced the 47 gamers who’ve to date been invited to the resumption of spring coaching. It’s largely the identical group that they had on the sector in March with a couple of notable exceptions.

The solely wholesome gamers from the 40-man roster not included had been lefthander Yoan Aybar and outfielder Marcus Wilson.

The Sox listed righthander Collin McHugh amongst their 24 pitchers. McHugh was recovering from elbow surgical procedure when he was signed in March and would have began the season on the injured listing. He has since progressed to throwing off the mound and can compete for a spot on the workforce.

Outfielder Alex Verdugo, one of many gamers obtained from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Mookie Betts, is also on the roster. He didn’t play in spring coaching whereas recovering from a stress fracture in his again however has since been cleared.

Sox gamers have been returning to Boston over the previous few days. Most of them are scheduled for COVID-19 assessments on Wednesday and the primary exercise will likely be on Friday at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox will use Fenway Park as their main coaching website with some gamers prone to work out at Boston College.

At some level earlier than the season, gamers taken off the camp roster will work out at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket within the occasion they’re wanted at a later date.

Teams may have 30 gamers for the primary two weeks, 28 for the 2 weeks after that, then 26 for the rest of the common season and postseason.

The Red Sox additionally positioned Chris Sale on the 60-day injured listing. He had Tommy John surgical procedure on March 30.

BOSTON RED SOX CLUB PLAYER POOL (47)

PITCHERS (24): Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier, Colten Brewer, Austin Brice, Nathan Eovaldi, Matt Hall, Kyle Hart, Heath Hembree, Darwinzon Hernandez, Brian Johnson, Robinson Leyer, Chris Mazza, Collin McHugh, Josh Osich, Martín Pérez, Eduardo Rodriguez, Mike Shawaryn, Jeffrey Springs, Domingo Tapia, Josh Taylor, Phillips Valdez, Marcus Walden, Ryan Weber, Brandon Workman

CATCHERS (5): Jett Bandy, Juan Centeno, Kevin Plawecki, Christian Vázquez, Connor Wong

INFIELDERS (11): Jonathan Araúz, Xander Bogaerts, C.J. Chatham, Michael Chavis, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers, Marco Hernández, Tzu-Wei Lin, Mitch Moreland, Yairo Muñoz, José Peraza

OUTFIELDERS (7): John Andreoli, Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., J.D. Martinez, Kevin Pillar, César Puello, Alex Verdugo