Masterson Also Rises

Boston Red Sox's Justin Masterson pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Boston.
(AP Photo)

Following in Lester's Footsteps, Young Justin Steps Up

Box: Sox 2, KC 1 | Masterson of His Domain
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Winning in the 2nd Inning: Coco Comes Through in the Clutch
Short Stints but Delcarmen and Lopez Stay Out of Trouble
If Okajima Had Followed Okajima, The Runs Would Have Scored
Now That's a Save: Papelbon Earns His Paycheck Tonight
NESN Video: Masterson Talks About His Strong Start

"They told me to pack up the car and said it might be Pawtucket, might be Portland. So that's what I did, packed it up with my stuff and my wife."-- 5.20.08, Justin Masterson, who shall return

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Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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