BOSTON -- Drew Pomeranz insists he's ready for whatever the Boston Red Sox ask him to do, but the task at hand is one that's relatively new to the 27-year-old southpaw.
The assignment? A shutdown pitcher for a big-market team in a hitter-friendly ballpark.
"I've done literally everything there is to do on a baseball field as a pitcher," he said after being traded to Boston from San Diego last Thursday. "You could shove me out there in any situation, I've done it."