Rough Wake
The Red Sox took on the Minnesota Twins tonight at Hammond Stadium in Grapefruit League action. Here, in the first inning, when the Twins Jason Kubel (not pictured) hit a high pop to the infield around the mound, Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield (right) held off Kevin Youkilis
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Twins Win, Tim Gets Tagged

Twins 5, Sox 2
Ramon Ramirez Looks Like the Real Deal
Masterson (Sharp) Replaces Wakefield... for One Night Anyway
Pedroia Picks Up Where He Left Off
Lowrie Playing Like Lugo's the Backup
A Bard Days Night... Nothing Gets By Josh
Ellsbury Looks Good, Except Leading Off
A Minor Sensation: Jeff Bailey
Mayor's Cup in Jeopardy

"I don't think he threw the ball poorly. It was nice to see him out there getting his work in. Seven base runners is a lot, but we didn't have to go get him." -- 2.25.09, Tito talks about Wake's outing

Report: Dodgers Make Manny a Two-Year, $45m Offer
Where's the Down Economy Discounted Price?

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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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