THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Red Sox notebook

Varitek makes a connection

Red Sox manager Terry Francona took to the mound for batting practice before yesterday's game against the Orioles. Red Sox manager Terry Francona took to the mound for batting practice before yesterday's game against the Orioles. (CHARLES KRUPA/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Nick Cafardo
Globe Staff / March 24, 2007

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

It felt so good to Jason Varitek . Home run, first pitch, left-center field batting righthanded in the fifth inning against Orioles lefthander Erik Bedard , who was 15-11 with a 3.76 ERA last season. Varitek broke an 0-for-17 streak that was drawing concern from Red Sox Nation. (Full article: 641 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Red Sox Video

Follow our Twitter feeds