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Junichi Tazawa Conquers the Yankees

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Junichi Tazawa Conquers the Yankees
Today's NY - Boston game was a rout for the Red Sox, 14 - 1 over the Yankees. Pitcher Junichi Tazawa was impressive in his second outing vs. the Bronx Bombers. Here's what Tyler Kepner, in today's NY Times (August 22) had to say:
Tazawa kept them guessing, 15 days after allowing a game-ending homer to Alex Rodriguez in his major league debut at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees collected eight hits and two walks off Tazawa, who worked well with catcher Jason Varitek and improved to 2-2.

"My pitching coach advised me to take the catcher's lead," Tazawa said through an interpreter. "I knew I couldn't shut them all down today, so I just took the catcher's lead."

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