Daisuke Matsuzaka

Jeff Jacobs: Sounds Like Jerry Remy Needs A Timeout

Jeff Jacobs: Sounds Like Jerry Remy Needs A Timeout

Don't know the Japanese word for "inane," but that was the first word to come to mind to describe Jerry Remy's words. Foolish? Ridiculous? Sure, go for it. We got inane.

Masahiro Tanaka has much bigger problems these days than the Red Sox broadcaster saying interpreters shouldn't be able to accompany pitching coaches or managers on visits to the mound. In a surprising spring where young, powerful Yankee bats suddenly have positioned the team for a run at the AL East title, Tanaka is supposed to be the ace.

Instead, the Japanese righthander has been bad, sometimes very bad and you have to wonder how far a resurgent CC Sabathia can carry them. By the time the Red Sox...

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