Oakland Athletics defeat Boston Red Sox, 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif.--Until Valentine's Day, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Lenny DiNardo were Red Sox teammates.

But then the Sox needed to clear a spot to add outfielder J.D. Drew to the roster, and DiNardo was gone, claimed on waivers by the Oakland Athletics.

Last night, Matsuzaka and DiNardo started against each other, a mismatch of epic proportions by most measures, including the pay envelope: Matsuzaka $52 million for six years, DiNardo $389,750 this season. Perks? DiNardo, if...