Gem Dandy

Gem Dandy

Tim Wakefield pumps his fist after striking out Delmon Young, for the final out of the top of the seventh inning, stranding the man who moments earlier had ruined his no hit bid, Tampa Bay's Carl Crawford, at third base.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

He's a Sure Thing

Death, Taxes, and Tim Wakefield Beating Tampa Bay
Career Win No. 18 Over D-Rays for Knuckleballer

Sox Win Three Zip, But Yanks Win, Again, in 10
Wake Was Having a Field Day: No Hits Through Six
Late Arrivals: Rays Just Can't Wake Up in Boston
Backhanded Compliment: Belli Saves a Run With Wild Wake Grab
Julio Lugoes 3-for-4, Leads the Way Over D-Rays
The Dog Days of Youkilis?

"It's amazing what Wakefield does. Any given day, he can come out and do what he did tonight. I'm battling to keep our guys in the game, and he's doing what he does." -- 8.13.07, James Shields, Tampa Bay starter on 14-10 Tim Wakefield

Chris Speakman Illustration

(BDD / Chris Speakman)

Make No Mistake: What a Difference a Day Makes

Two and a Half Man

After getting knocked down by an inside pitch in the sixth inning, Red Sox DH David Ortiz amused Tampa Bay catcher Dioner Navarro, as well as the fans as he did a couple of push ups while he was down there.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Big Papi Shoulders the Load and Does a Few Pushups

Fans Fear the Worst | 1978 vs. 2007
Eric Wilbur: What's to Complain About?

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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