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Matsuzaka: 'It definitely feels better'

Updated: March 15, 2010, 3:24 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka diverged from the plan to throw batting practice Monday, electing instead to do some long tossing followed by a 25-pitch bullpen session, and was encouraged by the results.

"It definitely feels better,'' Matsuzaka told reporters, referring to the neck stiffness that had caused him to skip Saturday's scheduled batting practice session, which would have been his first of the spring. "Today I felt comfortable throwing off ...

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