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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?

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