publication date: Monday, July 30, 2007 (part of Round XXX)
clue: Earlier this year, Boston decided it was time to roll the dice on an import.
explanation: In April 2007, Japanese-born Matsuzaka (nicknamed "Dice-K") was hired as a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, and Jason Evans
player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Jason Evans.