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A relief to have him start

Masterson's flexible arm is coming in handy now

Justin Masterson's versatility is an extension of the Sox' pitching depth. He went 5 1/3 innings in yesterday's start. Justin Masterson's versatility is an extension of the Sox' pitching depth. He went 5 1/3 innings in yesterday's start. (Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)
By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / April 21, 2009

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Justin Masterson, the 24-year-old sinkerballer, successfully replaced Daisuke Matsuzaka in the No. 3 spot in the Red Sox rotation yesterday, which says a lot, considering Matsuzaka had 18 wins last season. (Full article: 894 words)

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