Dustin the Win

Dustin the Win

Dustin Pedroia pumps his fist as he crosses the plate in front of Toronto Blue Jays catcher Jason Phillips after hitting a three-run home run during second inning baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 8, 2007

(AP Photo)

Pedroia Powers Sox Over Jays, 9-2
And Josh Beckett is in a League of His Own at 7-0

Best Supporting Cast: Beckett Gets 55 Runs in 7 Starts
A Bunch of Homers: 4-for-4-'Tek, 3-for-3-Youk,
3-Run-HR-Lowell, 3-Run-HR-Pedroia Go Deep in Dome
He's No A-Gon at the Plate, but Lugo Comes Back to Life
Remember Me? Snyder, Hansack, Romero Make Cameos
Stone Cold Move: Red-Hot Youk Gets Taken Down
Who is Casey Janssen to Hit Kevin Youkilis? Sincerely, Pedro Martinez
J.D. Who?

"He's using his sinker and not trying to overpower guys as much. He's using his curveball and throwing that for strikes, using his change-up and throwing that for strikes. His off-speed stuff is the key to his success. A lot of power pitchers want to throw it by guys. He's finally understanding that off-speed is the key to being a power pitcher." -- 5.8.07, Kevin The Hit Man Youkilis on the undefeated Josh Beckett

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

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Boston Herald:

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ProJo:

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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