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Drew gets himself in line for improvement

HRs show he’s on right track

Daisuke Matsuzaka hangs his head before he’s pulled amid the Orioles’ six-run fifth inning. Daisuke Matsuzaka hangs his head before he’s pulled amid the Orioles’ six-run fifth inning. (Gail Burton/ Associated Press)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / May 2, 2010

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BALTIMORE — As the solo home run settled past the fence in straightaway center field Friday night, the giant scoreboard changed slightly. Next to J.D. Drew’s name in the lit-up Red Sox lineup, his batting average ticked up to .200. Welcome to the Mendoza Line. (Full article: 958 words)

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