Daisuke MatsuzakaMatsuzaka has a 11.42 ERA in three spring starts, with his fastball recently hitting about 89. Said said source:
I think he's become too much of a conventional pitcher. He's got to go back to pitching "left-handed" again, dropping down at times, throwing from all kinds of angles, turning the ball over. He's not doing that as much.Edes goes over the other options the Sox have, including Ryan Kalish, Josh Reddick, Alfredo Aceves, and Felix Doubront.
Scutaro has been mentioned many times as the Opening Day shortstop, but perhaps the front office now believes Jose Iglesias is ready to act as Jed Lowrie's understudy. ... I can't see Wakefield packing his bags and heading for another team; I assume he'd retire.