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Bobby Abreu is held back by the umpire and Angels manager Mike Scioscia as the benches clear after Boston Red Sox's Josh Beckett threw a high pitch that hit the backstop during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 12, 2009, in Anaheim, Calif.

Angels Get Fired Up After Beckett Fires One Up
Sox Can't Shift Gears in the Clutch, Again

Beckett Gets Too Close, Causes Brouhaha
Another One Gets Away | Anaheim 5, Last Place Team 4
Losing 2 Out of 3 (Again) Ain't Good
Beckett Did Nothing Wrong There, Just Ask Him
Tito Was Just Asking for Trouble Letting Chokajima Pitch to Guerrero
Mike Lowell Swinging Away Was the Right Call... He Just Didn't Hit the Ball
Greatest Fear Realized: No Extra Base Hits for David Ortiz
J.D. Drew Likes to Watch... Third Strikes
Yes, It's Time to Revisit the Leadoff Position
Yes, You Have to Keep Playing Green at Short

"Don't use Nick (Adenhart), man. Yeah, we had a tragic week. And a rough week. But . . . that was blatant. What happened right there, you saw it." -- 4.12.09, an ejected Torii Hunter

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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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