On Wednesday morning the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays were busy as Spring Training began. The Rays traded prospects Ronaldo Hernández and Nick Sogard to the Red Sox for Jeffrey Springs, Chris Mazza, and cash.
The Texas Rangers have acquired first baseman Sam Travis from the Red Sox in exchange for left-hander Jeffrey Springs, the teams announced. Boston has designated left-hander Bobby Poyner for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. Both Travis and