Red Sox notebook: Jake Peavy sustains injury to pitching hand

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jake Peavy’s first spring training with the Red Sox got off to a rocky start on Friday when he left JetBlue Park with his right hand heavily bandaged.

Manager John Farrell said Peavy was accidentally struck by a ball during the team’s informal workout.

“Nothing serious as far as I know,” Farrell said.

Still, Peavy emerged from the clubhouse with his palm and right finger wrapped in white tape and his index finger encased in a foam ring separating it from his other fingers.

“It’s nothing. I’m fine,” Peavy said. “Fell off the duck boat.”

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