I fully expect Daisuke Matsuzaka to be more than formidable this season. The Bombers can survive a strong rookie season from him; they’ll have cause for concern if Paplebon and Beckett are monsters. Fortunately, Yankee fans up north are staying warm thinking about Phillip Hughes, who is profiled by Jayson Stark today at ESPN.com.
Speaking of chill, the latest round of steriod stories are predictably depressing. Check out Jon Weisman’s excellent post on matter over at Dodger Thoughts.