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He was ahead of curve

Matsuzaka found success by mixing

This early pep talk from John Farrell must’ve helped, because Daisuke Matsuzaka held Texas to one run into the seventh. This early pep talk from John Farrell must’ve helped, because Daisuke Matsuzaka held Texas to one run into the seventh. (Mike Stone/Reuters)
By Peter Abraham
Globe Staff / August 16, 2010

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ARLINGTON, Texas — It took four years, but the Red Sox finally have discovered how to get Daisuke Matsuzaka to work at a quick tempo. (Full article: 740 words)

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