What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1207743515The only thing rolling away from Bill Buckner yesterday were his tears: The Red Sox home opener got everyone sentimental between Johnny Pesky crying out “Play Ball!” and Bill Buckner throwing out the first pitch to wild applause. [Herald]

Winning the game was pretty cool too: Daisuke Matsuzaka was impressive as the Sox beat the Tigers, 5-0. [Globe]

We hope you didn’t have any money on yesterday’s game: State Police were busy dismantling a $1 million statewide gambling syndicate yesterday afternoon. [Herald]

Speaking of gambling. . .: After the defeat of his casino proposal, Gov. Deval Patrick is back in the proposal game. He’s expected to announce a plan to invest $3.8 billion in the state’s bridges later today. [Globe]