In Over His Head?

In Over His Head?

Red Sox Daisuke Matsuzaka stretches his arm while pitching  to the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning of their  MLB American League baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts September 3, 2007.

(Reuters Photo)

Matsuzaka Gives Up a Whopping 7 Runs, in 5 1/3
Has Dice-K Run Out of Gas Already?

The Bottom Line: Sox Hang On and Get the W, 13-10
Ellsbury Dough Boy: Jacoby Has Been Money for Sox
Drew Through: Can't Sit the Rookie When Manny Comes Back?
Everyone Likes Mike: So Make Lowell an '08 Offer He Can't Refuse
Lefty Lopez Nearly Lost It Last Night
Back End Finishes Jays: Timlin, Oki, Pap Shut the Door

"There have been a few games in a row where I haven't been happy about my pitching, but even today in that situation it was great that the team won and I was able to pick up the win." -- 9.3.07, Dice-K postgame ... making it clear we are never going to learn anything from these translations

Rookies Rock

Chris Speakman Illustration

(BDD / Chris Speakman)

Rake It from the Top

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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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