Throw King in the Ring

Author Stephen King throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Boston Red Sox vs St. Louis Cardinals spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday March 27, 2009.
(AP)

Author Stephen King May Be Penned Into Sox Rotation
You Just Can't Have Enough Starting Pitching

Eight Is Enough... Now Sox Should Be All Set:
Lester, Beckett, Buchholz, Matsuzaka, Smoltz,
Penny, Wakefield, King, ... and Masterson?


Who? Who? Julio Lugo

Boston Red Sox shortstop Julio Lugo stretches his arms as walks onto the field during a spring training baseball practice in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday March 27, 2009. Lugo, who did not participate in the practice, had knee surgery last week.
(AP)

... Was Back on the Field, Sort Of

Lugo Back in Camp After Knee Surgery

"Hopefully, in three weeks I'll be ready. Probably three or four weeks, I'll be fine."
-- The Man, Julio Lugo

Dices Are Wild: Matsuzaka Came Back Today, Too
Beckett Knocked Around in Walkoff Win

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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

ProJo:

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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