Inching Closer
to Clinching

 Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka throws to the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto, September 21, 2008.
(Reuters Photo)

No Worries, Matsuzaka Remains a Road Warrior
And the Fun Will Come Out in Boston Tonight

Sunday Afternoon Box: Boston 3, Toronto 0
Globe: Sox Have Safety in This Number
Tomorrow Never Dies: Sox Live On the Edge for Another Day
Dice-K Is All Grown Up, Celebrates Turning 18
Ellsbury Lays Out All His Tools in Toronto
Papi Shows More Signs of Showing Up in October
The Big Question: Is Okajima Back?

"Since the moment I turned pro, I wanted to match my win total to the number on my jersey. It took me 10 years, but I finally got there." -- 9.21.08, Dice-K Matsuzaka through a translator

Manny Look-alike Contest Ends in Tie

(BDD Photo)

¿Te Pareces a Manny?

Two Guys Are Fit to Be Tied After Spot On Impersonations of Manny Ramirez in Boston at Viva Los Dodgers Festival

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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