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Red Sox Getting Exactly What They Paid For
If you are surprised or maddened by the Red Sox start to the 2014 season, don't be.
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Timing on Tanaka off by a year
Masahiro Tanaka last night showed the Red Sox he could alter the balance of power in the AL East for the next six years, which prompts an obvious question: How close did he come to calling Fenway Park home? The answer: not very.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Yanks Go Yard
Tanaka to Make First Start Against Arch Rival Boston
Apr 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka in the dugout watches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
How Does Tanaka Compare to Matsuzaka Through Three Starts?
Dave D'Onofrio is an award-winning freelance sportswriter who in more than a decade of reporting throughout New England has covered the World Series, city Little League championships, and just about everything in between.
Over The Monster
The Red Sox' familiar, frustrating dance around .500
The Red Sox just can't seem to get over that final hump to reach .500. It's a familiar struggle for this franchise.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Mets Morning News: Eating Peeps and avoiding sweeps
The Mets defeated the Braves today in their series finale, 4-3. The game ended in the 14th inning when Curtis Granderson brought home Kirk Nieuwenhuis with a sac fly.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Errors early cost Braves in 14-inning loss to Mets
And those who made the miscues had an awful lot of time to stew over them. Curtis Granderson's sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning gave the Mets a 4-3 win against the Braves in a series finale at Citi Field that took more than 41/2 hours to complete.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Baseball: Xander Bogaerts may not leave Red Sox short
The Red Sox have had lots of shortstops of the future through the years, recent ones included, but not many actually had futures in Boston.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Major League Baseball
Matsuzaka to back up injured starters
Colon was dealing with a back issue during his previous start, in which he was hit hard, as the Angels scored nine runs on 11 hits over five innings.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New York Post
Mets call up Dice-K to replace Lannan in bullpen
Daisuke Matsuzaka was crushed not to make the Mets' Opening Day roster, but in the end only had to wait two weeks to escape Triple-A Las Vegas.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
LA Daily News
Zen Report: Are you my blood type?
The right blood type can save your life and - in some East Asian countries - it can get you a job, help you find the love of your life and explain why you are the way you are.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
WNFL-AM Green Bay
Tanaka overcomes rocky start to win Yankees debut
Masahiro Tanaka got his debut off to the shakiest of starts before showing why the New York Yankees spent $175 million to bring him to the Major Leagues as he led the Bronx Bombers to a 7-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.
Yanks Go Yard
Yankees To Allow Tanaka's Complete Arsenal To Be On Display
Mar 16, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Our opinion: Baseball is back
The arrival of the Major League Baseball season could not be more welcome in Berkshire County.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Mets send Dice-K to minors
The New York Mets apparently needed to see more from Japanese hurler Daisuke Matsuzaka before making him part of their regular rotation.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
The Miami Herald
Mets going with Dice-K in rotation
Port St. Lucie, FL - Daisuke Matsuzaka has apparently won the fifth starter spot for the New York Mets, as the team agreed to pay the right-hander $100,000 on Tuesday in order to retain his rights.