Paul Byrd’s gem couldn’t have come at a better time:
Boston Red Sox right-hand pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed five runs
in the first inning of a rehab start for Boston’s minor league
affiliate Portland on Sunday.
According to the article, he suffered from no physical problems. Which, on some level, is actually more disturbing than if he had been injured because it suggests that this is good as it gets in Dice-K land anymore.