If the early indications mean anything, Felix Doubront could be in for a big year. Doubront stayed ahead of the count and ahead of his past performance in his second outing of the spring Friday, when he worked four scoreless innings for Boston in a 4-1 win over Atlanta.
The Royals added outfield depth on Wednesday, acquiring Carlos Peguero from the Mariners. In exchange, the Mariners will receive a player to be named or cash.
Joba Chamberlain has thrown to Francisco Cervelli for years. Pitching against him was something altogether different. As Chamberlain stared toward the batter's box and saw his former teammate waiting to swing, he had his Spring Training test.
Chris Colabello had an impressive day at the plate on Friday, as he picked up three hits, including the go-ahead RBI single in the ninth. After a tough 2013 campaign, he was kept on the 40-man roster this offseason to compete for a spot as a backup first baseman and designated hitter.