Dice and Easy Does It

Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka made his return to the mound tonight after a nearly two month absence. Here he fires a first inning pitch to Angels leadoff batter Chone Figgins. The Boston Red Sox play the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Fenway Park.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

A Big Bounce Back for the WBC MVP
Sox Rolling at Home Sweet Home

Dice-OK, Sox Win Again | Boston 4, Anaheim 1
It Was a Pleasure to Watch Dice Pitch Tonight... Imagine That
Feels Like Postseason If the Sox Are Having Their Way with the Angels
Mr. Clean Crushes No. 270 as a DH, But You Can't Trust Today's HR Records
Four Serious Starters... How You Like Me Now New York Yankees?
RamRam, B-Wag, D-Bard Hold the Shutout, Pap Not So Much
No V-Mart, No Youk, No Problem
Inside Track: We're Green with Envy Over Nick's Night Out

"The fastball had a little extra on it... command more than anything else. Compact delivery. Ball jumping out of his hand. The hitters let you know." -- Eck on Dice on NESN postgame

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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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