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By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / March 18, 2008

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Daisuke Matsuzaka returned from Boston to Fort Myers yesterday, not long before manager Terry Francona announced that he would be the team's Opening Day starter in Tokyo against the A's next Tuesday. (Full article: 1042 words)

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