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:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole

ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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