The Wild Card
Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka, of Japan, removes his cap momentarily after giving up the third run in the third inning to the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2009, in Minneapolis.

Momma Always Said, 'Dice Is Like a Box of Chocolates,'
But He Keeps Leaving a Bitter Taste In Our Mouths
Remind Us Again Why the Sox Paid $103.11 Million?

Globe: Sox Walk on the Wild Side | Minnesota 4, Mediocre Sox 2
So-Called 'National Treasure' Gets Buried in America Again
In the Prime of His Career, Dice-K Will Enter June with 0 Wins and an 8.82 ERA
Kevin Slowey, Not from Japan, But He's 7-1 and Will Make $440,000 This Year
Don't Think That Was the Modern Day Record Theo Envisioned for His Prize Signing
Catcher in the Raw: So George Kottaras Is a Dirt Dog After All
Can't Find Any Websites Devoted to Sending J.D. Drew to the All-Star Game
We've Been Reduced to Rooting for Ellsbury's Hitting Streak
Welcome to the Big Flop: The 0-for-Ortiz Circus Goes On
Delcarmen and Masterson Just Wanted to Set the Record Straight

"A lot going on around the dirt area. George's Canadian background came into play there. He looked like a goalie at times. There were a lot of balls bouncing." -- Tito's keeping it clean after a dirty loss

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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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