Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Chris Capuano Joins The Team

February 23, 2014 12:03 AM
Red Sox Spring Training Blog: Chris Capuano Joins The Team
" FORT MYERS, Fla.  (CBS) - Another day of workouts in the books on this Saturday down here at Red Sox Spring Training in Fort Myers.

Here are some notes and observations:

CHRIS CAPUANO

Chris Capuano was on the field with his new teammates after signing a one year contract and passing his physical.

Capuano was born and raised in West Springfield and graduated from Cathedral High School. He will wear number 55. He says he grew up a Sox fan and was devastated by the 1986 World Series at the age of 8.

Amazingly, the only park that the 31-year-old hasn’t pitched in as a big leaguer is Fenway. He said he did pitch there once when he played for Massachusetts in a Mass. vs Connecticut All-Star game when he was in high school. He’s expected to be extended as a starter in the spring, but will be used as a third lefty out of the bullpen, at least initially once the season begins.

ANDREW MILLER

John Farrell says Andrew Miller has had no issues with the left foot he broke last July that forced him to miss the second half of the year "

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