Sweep in the Heart of Texas
A fan waves a broom as others stand in the closing minutes of an MLB baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Texas Rangers on Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 5-1, sweeping the Red Sox in the Rangers' weekend season opener.

The Buch Doesn't Stop Here
Clay Makes It Another Home Run Derby
And It's a Texas Fold 'Em for the 'Best Team Never'


Texas 5, Boston 1 | Homers on the Rangers Complete Sweep
While You Are Reading This, The Rangers Hit Another Homer Off a Red Sox 'Ace'
Get Him Gonzo: AG 0-for-4, Joins Part-of-the-Problem Crowd for a Day. Ells, Too
Who Saw That Coming? Carl Crawfordable at $142M Gets Dropped Down to 7th
And He Comes Through with His First Two Boston Hits and an RBI
Dirt Napoli: 11 HRs By Rangers Put Sox Six Feet Under
What's Hot: "100 Losses!", What's Not: "100 Wins!"
At Least Papelbon Hasn't Changed
So Salty's Gonna Hit, Right?
Et Tu, Clay? Really?

"We got outplayed all the way around. They hit better than us, they pitched better than us. Now we've got to regroup and get us a win so we can feel better about ourselves." -- Terry Francona, Red Sox manager... for now...

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BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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