Tim Wakefield

Boston Red Sox #49 - Pitcher

  • Born: 08/02/66
  • Age: 48
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 210

The rise of the empty bullpen

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The Cubs needed nine pitchers (including an inning from their backup catcher) to beat the Rockies Tuesday night. How rare are those games?

The woman who struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

The Yankees made history by facing the first female baseball player and she obliged by striking out their famous sluggers. Will that day come again?

Gordon vs. Wills through 50 games

Dee Gordon didn't steal a base on Saturday but is still ahead of the pace set by Maury Wills in his 1962 campaign with a franchise-record 104 stolen bases.

2004 Sox will throw Game 2's first pitch

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Just which former Red Sox will have the honors, though?

Ten-year anniversary of Boone's home run

Ten years ago today, Aaron Boone sent Yankees fans home happy with a home run against the Red Sox in Game Seven of the ALCS.

Can Felix Doubront be 2013's Tim Wakefield?

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There are many heroes of 2004. Tim Wakefield is not the most celebrated, but important all-the-same. Can Felix Doubront take his place for 2013?

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The Curse of Wakefield is no more

Tim Wakefield has released his iron grip on the Pirates, allowing them to field a winning club once more.

The life and death of the Curse of Tim Wakefield

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Trying to corrupt two teams simultaneously proved too much for the 20-year-old curse, which passed away on Tuesday night when both of its infected franchises managed to avoid losing seasons.

Film Review: Knuckleball!

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Here's a review of the baseball documentary, 'Knuckleball!', currently playing on cable, and also available through Netflix streaming.

The Rotation: Will women ever play in the majors?

With Mother's Day on the horizon, we ask the staff if we will ever see one of the last great barriers fall.

O's stocking up on knuckleballers

Is there anything more American than the knuckleball?

Prospect of the Day: Steven Wright, RHP, Red Sox

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Steven Wright brings his knuckleball to Fenway Park. Can he be another Tim Wakefield?

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