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:

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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