And Then There's Dice
With his pitching arm wrapped in ice, Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka watches Boston's spring training baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles from the dugout in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, March 7, 2011. Matsuzaka threw in the bullpen earlier in the day.
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Four Out of Five Starters Agree, The Spring Is Going Swimmingly

But Matsuzaka Is Still Off the Mark
So Clay Buchholz Must Still Be Getting Lucky Every Time Out
Healthy Spring Has Been Key for Josh Beckett
Jon Lester Says He Felt 'Almost Too Good'
John Lackey Looks Sharp in Second Spring Outing ...
But Could Alfredo Aceves Replace Daisuke Matsuzaka in the Red Sox Rotation?

"“Long reliever and some starts. I want to start, but I have a possibility to win a World Series this year." -- Alfredo Aceves on his expected role with the Red Sox


Oh Cana... Duh!

Chara... Winning
(BDD Photo Illustration / Dan P.)

Winning! ... The Norris Trophy in June

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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