Tim Terrific
Red Sox starter Tim Wakefield pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 6, 2008, in Detroit.
(AP Photo)

The Very Good Tim Wakefield Rocks Detroit

Box: Red Sox 5, Tigers Zippo
Globe: Wakefield's Turn to Pitch In
Not Seen Since 1900: Wakefield and Timlin Get the Over-40-Only Shutout
It's Been a While Boys: Dominican Dynamite Explodes Back-to-Back
Scrape No. 496 Off the Fenway Banner, Manny Finally Crunches No. 497
David Ortiz Is Finally Coming Around, Maybe He Deserves An All-Star Nod Now
Cash is Money, Again: .361 Hitting Catcher Hits in Clutch, Catches Tim
Note to Tito the Cooler: Don't Give Manny a Day Off Now, Please
Breaking News: 2 Errorless Games in a Row for Lugo

"And he threw more fastballs and curveballs than he has all season. Maybe 20-25, more fastballs than curveballs. And look at how many fastballs they swung at, maybe two or three? The rest they took for strikes. But the biggest thing, of course, was his knuckleball. Everything that came out of his hand was great." -- 5.6.08, Catcher Kevin Cash ... should he be (gulp) catching every day?

Yesterday in Detroit: Schill Plays Catch
(And Somewhere in Delaware, Dr. Craig Morgan Is Curled Up in a Ball
Weeping to a Sports Talk Radio Call-In Show)

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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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