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:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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