Clay Pigeons
Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz throws to first against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Toronto April 27, 2010

Buchholz Has Right Stuff to Ground Blue Birds
Big Effort By Sox Best Performing Righty

Boston 2, Toronto 1 | Sox Win Rare Low Scoring Affair, 2-1
Mike Lowell Just Keeps On Finding Ways to Contribute to Wins
David Ortiz, Pinch Hit for Again, Thanks Tito
Wait, What Was That? An 11 Pitch Clean, One Inning Save?
This Just In: Buchholz Will Be the Sox Starter Going to the All-Star Game
Ortiz-Beltre-Hermida Manufacture a Big Run

"I was glad I was able to go deep in the game today. It doesn't happen like that all the time. You've got to be thankful when it does." -- Buchholz, who threw a career-high 117 pitches

Who Is That Unmasked Man?

Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek is congratulated by teammates after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 13-12 in a baseball game in Toronto on Monday April 26, 2009.

The Old V-Tek Just Kicked In, Sox Win Singles Slugfest

Boston 13, Toronto 12 | Beckett Bad, Sox Batters Better
Pitching and Run Prevention, Again: 25 runs, 34 hits, 13 pitchers
What Was the Rush on that Beckett Contract, Again?
Let Us Guess, He Wasn't Executing His Pitches and Was Missing His Location
4 RBI Captain Is Still Crunching the Ball. Will He Be Back Behind Plate Soon?
Doubles Down Jays: All Those Runs on Just 4 Extra Base Hits

"That was not the way we drew it up. I think I've said that a few times this year." -- Terry Francona, deja-vu all over again

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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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