Felix The Catch

Felix The Catch

Seattle pitcher Felix Hernandez reacts following the final out of his one hitter.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Looks Like the Mariners Caught the Real Big Deal
Hernandez Outduels Dice, Without the Hoopla and Hype

Shaughnessy: Not Quite Good Enough
One Hit Wonder: Hernandez Was the Monster that Invaded Fenway
Matsuzaka Was Mediocre as Seattle Slapped the Ball Around All Night
CoC0-for-3 Crisp Has Sunk to a Scary .143 Average
And He's Surrounded by Dustin .227, and 'Tek .217
Ortiz .207, and Ramirez .214 Aren't Exactly a Force Up Front
J.D. Drew Can't Do It All
Game Photos | Video: Matsuzaka Mania

"He [Hernandez] threw me a pitch my last at-bat, I'm not kidding you, it moved about 6 feet and it was a 95-mile-an-hour sinker. I mean, what can you do? He had some electric stuff, especially in these conditions." -- 4.11.07, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the pitching of Felix Hernandez

A Dice Night at Fenway ...

The scene at Fenway for Dice-K

(Boston.com Photos)

Fans Were Fired Up, But Matsuzaka Let Them Down

Photo Gallery: The Scene at Fenway
Schilling Did Some Q&A Yesterday
Eric Wilbur: Dice Hype Sputters

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

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Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

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