Tim Wakefield

Latest Tim Wakefield Items
  • Knuckleball royalty reunited at Citi Field

    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.


  • Red Sox' Wakefield retires after 19 years

    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.


  • Red Sox hurler Tim Wakefield is congratulated Tuesday for his 200th big-league win. (Associated Press)

    DALY: Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is last of breed

    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.


  • Correction: Mariners-Red Sox story

    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.


  • Wakefield to start for Buchholz on Saturday

    The Boston Red Sox plan to start Tim Wakefield instead of an ailing Clay Buchholz on Saturday against the New York Yankees.


Happening Now