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Red Sox coverage in today’s Globe

John Lackey was tough when he had to be as the Red Sox beat the Twins. Amalie Benjamin has the story.

Nick Cafardo writes that Boston could be where Jeremy Hermida fulfills his potential. He’s off to a great start.

The notebook has two thoughtful players — Mike Cameron and Bill Hall — discussing the allegations of racism made by Orlando Hudson. The notebook also has updates on Mike Lowell, David Ortiz, Boof Bonser, Jacoby Ellsbury and the addition of a minor-league pitcher.


It’s Jackie Robinson Day in baseball today. The Hall of Famer made his debut on April 15, 1947. As Jackie said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”

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