Start of an Era

Start of an Era

Daisuke Matsuzaka

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Dice and Easy Does It: 7 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 10 K's

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 5: Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka  of the Red Sox throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals on April 5, 2007 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Boston defeated the Royals 4-1.

(Getty Images Photo / G. Newman Lowrance)

Globe: Worth the Wait
Extra Bases: Analysis and Observations
View from Japan: Staying Up for Dice-K
Photo Gallery: Matsuzaka's Debut

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Boston Globe:

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

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


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:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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