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:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers


Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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