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.

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

The Shell of Pedro Martinez Won't Be Disrespected!
Martinez Wants to Stop the Steroids Talk, and Start Talking About Him 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

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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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