Lackey Looking Fantastic So Far

John Lackey (R) and wife Krista arrive at the grand opening party for Delphine restaurant at the W Hollywood Hotel & Residences on February 11, 2010 in Hollywood, California.
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Delphine)

She's Batting 1.000 in All Her Appearances This Spring

And Yes, Big John's Doing Pretty Well for Himself, Too
... But He's Way Out Over His Skis with His Better Half Krista in Tow
He's Definitely Out-kicked His Coverage... She's Favored by 13 1/2 at Home...
Regular Season Preview: Seven Hits But Just 2 Runs Cross Against Mets
Spring Stat Discoveries: Reddick and Hermida Should Start on Opening Day?
And a Nice Play from Beltre

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The Numbers Don't Lie

Steve Buckley: David Ortiz Needs a Proof Reader
Marketing Alert: Sox Break Out a New Version of the Green Jerseys

"...this is spring training 2010, and Ortiz is coming off two seasons of injuries and reduced offensive performance. His on-base percentage has dipped from a career-high .445 in 2007 to .369 to .332, his slugging percentage from .621 to .507 to .462. And he is 34 years old now - not exactly senior-citizen status by professional sports standards, but nonetheless an age in which bulky sluggers often break down, lose a step or develop an inability to crank an opposing pitcher’s good inside heat. Think Mo Vaughn, Cecil Fielder or Kevin Mitchell." -- 3.18.10, Buckley brings the heat to Big Papi

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Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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