Many players embrace Red Sox’ kid-friendly approach ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis/Globe Staff Catcher A.J. Pierzynski is one of several Red Sox players who takes advantage of a team policy that allows him to bring his son, Austin, to Fenway Park with him. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Felix Doubront and his son Noah were joined in the outfield before a May game by D'Angelo Ortiz, David Ortiz' son. Jamie Squire Jon Lester included his son, Hudson, in the victory celebration after the Red Sox won the World Series. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Red Sox clubhouse manager Tom McLaughlin gets authentic uniforms made for players' children so youngsters like D'Angelo Ortiz (left) – David Ortiz's son – look just like big-leaguers like Jackie Bradley Jr. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Relief pitcher Koji Uehara says his son Kaz, 9, has become a better baseball player because of the time he spends wiht Red Sox players and their children at Fenway Park. Jim Davis/Globe Staff "In the grand scheme of life, kids and family are really the most important thing," said Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Barry Chin/Globe Staff “My son can pitch, too. Maybe better than I do," Koji Uehara said of his son, Kaz, 9. Jared Wickerham Ryan Dempster, who took the 2014 season off, brought his son to the ring ceremony prior to the home opener this season. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Victor Jose Martinez (left), son of former Red Sox player Victor Martinez, and D'Angelo Ortiz, son of Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz remain friends even though their fathers play on different teams. Steven Senne D'Angelo Ortiz is a familiar sight at Red Sox spring training alongside his father, David Ortiz.