Rest? That's what November, December, January, and February are for. Tell the tired and wounded fellas to suck it up and remember the words of the late, great Warren Zevon, who wrote, "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead."
Francona and the people in Red Sox Baseball Ops don't see it that way, of course. That's why they have the jobs they have instead of writing hysterical prose to inflame the fandom.
Oh, that self-aware Shaughnessy. How hysterical. Just ask him.