Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told Maine fans that he is very excited about the upcoming season after the off season deals that have been made. The Sox skipper spoke to a crowd of 400 at the Gracie Theatre in Bangor.

Among the topics discussed - the Big Papi farewell and who replaces him, the impact Maine's Brian Butterfield has on the team and his relationship with Terry Francona.

Hear some of his comments on the 'Morning Pitch Show' from 6a to 8a today in Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.