The more Matsuzaka can be just a pitcher and not an international icon or curiousity piece, he says, the happier he'll be.
The Red Sox' left-hander hopes to be able to eliminate the slow starts that have marred his last two seasons.
The Sox center fielder says he's healthy again and is putting 2010 behind him . . . to the point that he's not talking about it.
Josh Beckett and John Lackey have different takes on their respective 2010 seasons, but both agree that 2011 must be better