Contract Up!
Beckett's gotta pitch like an Ace tonight
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Signed, Sealed, and Time to Deliver
Show Me the Money, Josh!

Bottom Line:
The $162.4 Million Team's Ace Has to Beat the $70.1 Million Team's Ace
Sun: Boston 8, Kansas City 6 | Sox Take Series in KC
Does Pedroia Have Room for Another MVP Trophy?
And Once He Homers, Beltre Will Have Arrived
Buchholz Will Just Keep Getting Better
KC and the Sunshine 'Pen: Bard in the 8th, Papelbon in the 9th
Hitting Bottom and Digging Deeper: 4K's for DO
Sat: Boston 8, Kansas City 3 | Beckett Steps Up, Okajima, Ramirez Save It Out
Brushback for Beckett: Line Drive Just Misses Nailing Josh on the Noggin
Captain Fantastic: 'Tek Belts Two in Debut, Hermida Homers, Too
Youk Gets Off the Schnide; Pedroia Gets No. 2 Out of the Way Early
That's Five, Count 'Em, Five Homers for Embattled Sox Offense
This Just In: Mike Lowell Can Still Make Plays at Third Base

It's Been a Bard Day's Night

Hideki Okajima, left, is taken out of the game by manager Terry Francona, right, during the eighth inning of a major league baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, April 9, 2010, in Kansas City, Mo.

And They've Been Playing Like Dogs
Okajima, Rifleman Blow It This Time

Kansas City 4, Boston 3 | 'Pen Can't Finish Off Royals
Oh Sure, The Offense Is Just As Good As Last Year, Probably Better...
Wake Should Still Be One of the Five. Sincerely, Daisuke Matsuzaka
What's Eating David Ortiz? Tossed for Arguing Correct Call
J.D. Drew Comes Through for Two
Take Out Wrenched Ankiel

"Thought I made a decent pitch 2-0, trying to go in with a fastball. It was in. Broke his bat, but it carried over the infielder�s head. That�s baseball." -- Daniel Bard, taking a hard loss

BDD is a feature of 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

Following feed provided by
Subscribe to Dirt DogsWhat's RSS?

Please e-mail us thoughts, images, attachments here.

The "Curt�s Pitch for ALS" program is a joint effort by Curt and Shonda Schilling and The ALS Association Mass Chapter to strike out Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig�s Disease.

Support SHADE!

The SHADE Foundation thanks Red Sox Nation for joining in their fight to save future generations from melanoma.
Hot Stove, Cool Music
Get the CD. Support Paul and Theo Epstein's Foundation to be Named Later.