Quiet Thunder Sticks Angels


That's Just J-Bay Being J-Bay
Homers Help Sox Hold Off Halos

Much Drama Saved for the End | Boston 5, Anaheim 4
Hey, Rocco! Way to Beat Out That Infield Hit
Lowell Stays in the Lineup and Goes Long, 'Tek Keeps Hitting
Sure It's Early But: J-Bay: OPS 1.433, Manny OPS .824
Hold On Now, Ramon Ramirez Was the Dominant Reliever Yesterday
While You Were Reading This, Howie Kendrick Fouled Off Another Pitch
Again, Papelbon Sharper in Weekly TV Skits, Than He Is On the Mound
After 39 Pitches, Pap Not Slated to Pitch Until June
Penny Outing OK

"Was that the proverbial 'had them all the way'? That was some kind of at-bat. Tek kept setting up, looked to me, farther away. It just wasn't going farther away. If you were a baseball fan -- which at the moment I wasn't -- that was an unbelievable at-bat." -- Sox manager Terry Francona

Problems at Home

Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox stands in the dugout before the game with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 11, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
(Stephen Dunn / Getty Images)

Woodland Takes Pedroia to the Woodshed

Anti-Pedroia Banner Pops Up on Main Street
Man Who Threatened Pedroia Family Arrested
Pedroia: Woodland Comments Taken Out of Context
And the Beat Goes On: City Has Words for Dustin
I Hate When Players Backtrack. Sincerely, Trot Nixon
This Just In: 'I Love Woodland' -- Dustin Apologizes
Meanwhile, Dusty Goes 0-for-4, batting .158

"We're going to need a public apology before the banner (below) comes down." -- Mark Bachman, owner of Bachman's Custom Cycles, Woodland, Calif.

Bachman's Custom Cycles signage
(Matthew Henderson / Daily Democrat Photo)
BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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