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Topic - Tim Wakefield
R.A. Dickey's face lit up when he saw Phil Niekro and Tim Wakefield, and the New York Mets' ace greeted both with a big hug in front of the dugout.
Tim Wakefield has never been afraid to face a hitter with his knuckleball, kind of like he's never been afraid to face the truth.
Never mind Cooperstown. The Smithsonian should make room for Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield — for his fingernail clippings, maybe. "Never" is a dangerous word to use in sports, but in this case it might apply: We may never see another like him. We may be looking at the last woolly mammoth, the last saber-toothed tiger.
In a May 1 story about the Mariners-Red Sox game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that at 44, Boston's Tim Wakefield was the oldest pitcher to start a major league game since Roger Clemens.
The Boston Red Sox plan to start Tim Wakefield instead of an ailing Clay Buchholz on Saturday against the New York Yankees.
"It's been very frustrating" shifting between roles, he said. "It's hard to swallow at times. I've done everything they asked me to do without complaining too much."
"I think it will be easier for me, knowing that it will probably be my last year," Wakefield said.