Not quite business as usual

What's changed for the Sox and GM Ben Cherington? Nothing -- and everything

Updated: February 21, 2014, 8:26 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Nope, nothing different on the first full day of Red Sox camp from last spring. David Ortiz was running the bases with the rest of his teammates. Mike Napoli was taking ground balls at first base. Xander Bogaerts wasn't preparing to play third base for Team Netherlands. Jackie Bradley Jr. wasn't sneaking up on anybody. John Lackey was answering questions about his leadership qualities. Jacoby Ellsbury was in Tampa. John W. Henry, shielding himself from the sun with a black ...

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