Found March 29, 2013 on NESN.com:
The Red Sox are inching closer to finalizing their Opening Day roster. The big question — whether Jackie Bradley Jr. will be taking the field in the Bronx on Monday — is still unanswered, but two other players were assured spots Friday morning. Manager John Farrell said the roster will likely be finalized Sunday. Mike Carp and Daniel Nava have been told they’ve made the roster, according to several reports. While Nava gave the shorthanded Red Sox a boost throughout last season, Carp was acquired Feb. 20 in a trade with the Mariners as the Red Sox looked for depth at a couple of positions. “They just told me I’m on and told me what my role would be — left field, first base, a backup role,” he said, according to ESPN. “Get ready for the year. It’s going to be a fun year. It’s going to be a little different. I’ve always gone in being an everyday-type player — try to get as many at-bats as possible. It’s definitely going to be an adjustment period as far as that goes, but it’s not anyt
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