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Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross, right, and third baseman Carlos Rivero collide while chasing a pop foul by Minnesota Twins' Josh Willingham during the sixth inning of an exhibition baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday, March 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross, right, and third baseman Carlos Rivero collide while chasing a pop foul by Minnesota Twins' Josh Willingham during the sixth inning of an exhibition baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday, March 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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