New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 3-1

NEW YORK -- When Daisuke Matsuzaka arrived at Yankee Stadium before his start Friday, he was stopped twice by security guards who evidently didn't recognize him.

The way things have been going for Kei Igawa, the Yankees' $46 million Japanese investment, security might have detained him, too, but for a different reason -- they knew exactly who he was.

But yesterday at the Stadium, it was Igawa who came to the rescue of the tottering Yankees and helped end a seven-game...