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:

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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