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.

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:

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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