Originally posted on Fenway West  |  Last updated 6/9/12
Daisuke Matsuzaka took the mound for the Sox today after spending a year rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.  Dice-K has always been an enigma on the mound, so most were not sure what we would get from him.  Dice-K ended up coming away with the loss, however I think there were many more positive in there than concerns. Dice-K gave up his first run in the 2nd inning with a solo leadoff HR to LaRoche.  Dice-K gave up the rest of his runs in the 4th inning.  Dice-K gave up his only walk of the game to Bryce Harper.  That was followed by a single to Zimmerman where Harper went to third with no outs.  Dice-K gave up a double and a single and 3 runs scored.  The Sox got out of the inning with a double play that was started by Gonzo making a great sliding play in RF.   The damage was done.  I know allowing 4 runs to score cannot be considered a good performance, but I can't help wanting to describe it that way.  Dice-K has always had command issues and for the most part, that was not the c...
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