Papi Apoplectic

Red Sox David Ortiz is furious after striking out, as he argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott in the 9th inning Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

David Finally Shows Some Fire at the Plate,
But the Sox Bats Were Put on Ice

Snider 3, Boston 2 | Comeback Comes Up Short
Not So Great Scott Sinks Sox... Along With Snider and Marcum
Vaunted Sox Lineup Can't Figure Out Shaun Marcum, Really?
Nice Start, But Wake Always a Risk to Give Up a Long Ball
Pedroia Might Have to Pry That Wallet Open

"I'm glad I'm not right-handed, I would have been hit in the ribs." -- Ortiz can't catch a break

(BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons)

The Stepford Matsuzaka

Red Sox Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka walks off field after getting out of the 6th inning of of play. The Boston Red Sox's Vs Toronto Blue Jays.
(Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff)

7 Innings, 3 Hits, No Walks, 9 Strikeouts?
Who Created This Guy?

Boston 6, Toronto 1 | Matsuzaka Earns a Paycheck
Varitek Would Hit 42 Home Runs If He Played Everyday, No Question

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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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