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Tim Cruise

Boston Red Sox's Tim Wakefield delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Tuesday, June 12, 2007.

(AP Photo)

Wake Was in Control All Night
Sox Beat Rox, 2-1

The Good Wakefield Reared His Pretty Head Last Night
Big Night for Big Papi: Double Was Trouble
Cook Kept Sox Batters on Back Burner
Leading Man: Dustin Gets It Started in 8th
Ninth Life: Lugo Looked Good from Top to Bottom
J.D. Comes Through

"The good thing for us is, we've only got to face him once this year. The thing that's so tough is, he's throwing strikes. And it moves three different directions on its way there." -- 6.12.07, Brad Hawpe on facing the good Wakefield

Icing on the Wake

Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbonhowls as he strikes out Todd Helton swinging to end the game and preserve Tim Wakefield's 2-1 victory over the Rockies.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Jon Pop-elbon is Back After Wake Was Great for Eight

Frank Galasso Illustration

(BDD / Frank Galasso Illustration)

Your Turn: Yanks Getting Closer ... You Worried?

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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