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Cherington: ‘I’d be surprised’ if Red Sox done some-more moves before open training

In box we were still wondering, James Shields won’t be walking by a doorway to a Red Sox’ spring-training clubhouse.

Neither, it seems, will Cole Hamels.

After announcing a signing of lefty Wade Miley to a three-year, $19.25 million agreement extension, ubiquitous manager Ben Cherington pronounced Thursday he doesn’t design changes to a Red Sox’ 40-man register before to pitchers and catchers stating to Fort Myers after this month. What we see, then, is what we will get, during slightest when a Sox open stay on Feb. 20.

“I would design a organisation we have for open training is in place, and we would be astounded if there were any additions,” Cherington said. “I couldn’t totally order out a non-roster understanding with someone, though we feel good about where we are with a position-player and pitching group. So, this is substantially a organisation you’ll see when we take a margin in Fort Myers.”

According to several reports, Shields expected will pointer with a group within a subsequent few days. The Red Sox were widely deliberate a favorite to land Shields when a offseason began, but over a past few months, they motionless a 33-year-old right-hander isn’t a good fit for Fenway Park given his tendencies as an impassioned flyball pitcher.

Hamels, meanwhile, stays in a crosshairs of trade rumors, though a rebuilding Philadelphia Phillies haven’t loose their direct for mixed tip prospects. In a Red Sox’ case, that roughly positively means a inclusion of switch-hitting catcher Blake Swihart, that stays a non-starter for Cherington Co.

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