“To look where we were with him in March, and where we are now, I think we feel a lot better about it now. Along the way there’s been consistent velocity that we hadn’t seen the
last couple years, and some improvement in the secondary stuff, even as
recently as his last couple starts, so again more positive signs to take
into the winter.”
Another, unnamed Sox source tells WEEI’s Alex Speier that Dice-K is “very much” part of the Sox’ plans going forward.
So M’s fans: you’re just going to have to lose any fantasies you harbored about Matsuzaka bringing his particular brand of excitement to Safeco.