Doctor: Westmoreland on the right track

Updated: March 20, 2010, 12:53 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox prospect Ryan Westmoreland is out of intensive care after undergoing five hours of brain surgery Tuesday, and his surgeon expressed encouragement at his progress, according to a statement released by the team Friday night. Westmoreland, who underwent surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Ariz., has been transferred into the hospital's neuro-rehabilitation unit, according to Dr. Robert Spetzler, who performed the surgery.

There, Spetzler said, ...

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