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And We Officially Have Ourselves a Closer Controversy

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Not Exactly a Walk in the Park for Lester. Wait, Actually It Was
How Low Can Middlebrooks Go?
Red Flag? Victorino's Bad Back

"When you look at him, he looks like he’s pitching with his hair on fire, but he’s out there with a definite plan and he’s able to execute it." -- Red Sox John Farrell

"I work, man. I work. I'm old enough to know what I need to do to stay there. Right now I'm not where I want to be, so I'm not trying to juice some balls. I'm trying to stay with what they give me. You see how they pitch me. I got to be patient." -- An F-bomb-free Big Papi

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

ProJo:

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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