The Cold Shoulder

Boston Red Sox pitcher Brad Penny takes a breath between throws during a baseball spring training workout, in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, Feb. 23, 2009.
(AP)

Delayed Starter? Penny Can't Get Loosey-Goosey in Fort Myers

MLB.com: Brad Penny's First Start May Be Delayed
ProJo: Masterson Should Be Ready to Start if Penny Can't Go
See, I Told You This Would Happen. Sincerely, Larry Bowa

Justin Masterson in waiting: "I do watch to see how he's doing just because I like the guy," Masterson said. "He's a really nice guy and I hope the best for him. I wouldn't say it's more along the lines of whether or not I'll be a starter if he can't make it, or anyone else. I'm " -- 3.2.09, ProJo.com

The Shell of Pedro Martinez Won't Be Disrespected!
Martinez Wants to Stop the Steroids Talk, and Start Talking About Him
ScottBoras.com: McCourt Could Be 'Playing with Fire,' Giants Should Step In


Green Day

Nick Green of the Boston Red Sox leaps over Ryan Freel of the Baltimore Orioles trying to turn a double play during a spring training game at Fort Lauderdale Stadium on March 2, 2009 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
(Rob Tringali / Getty Images)

Nick Green Looks Seasoned: Double, RBI, Single, Score

Extra Bases: Orioles Drop Sox, 5-3, Box
Pitching Strong Again: Masterson Solid for 2 Today
Future Hall of Famer Lars Anderson Goes 1-for-3, BB
Mills Gets the Loss, But Billy Traber Got Tagged

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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

ProJo:

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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