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In a New York state of mind

Early liftoff for Matsuzaka & Co.

David Ortiz is steamed after grounding out with the bases loaded in the third. His mood changed dramatically later. David Ortiz is steamed after grounding out with the bases loaded in the third. His mood changed dramatically later. (JOE GIZA/REUTERS)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / April 27, 2007

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Daisuke Matsuzaka left the clubhouse, clad in jeans and a black T-shirt, with a throng of Japanese media trailing him. He was destined for an early trip to New York, where the interest shouldn't be directed at his first appearance in The House That Ruth Built. It's not about the venue or the fans, it's about the hitters. (Full article: 829 words)

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