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Wakefield forced to back off workload

He’ll miss next start; Byrd is set to pitch in

Victor Martinez (left) and Jonathan Papelbon celebrate after they helped the Red Sox punch out the Blue Jays’ lights in the ninth. Victor Martinez (left) and Jonathan Papelbon celebrate after they helped the Red Sox punch out the Blue Jays’ lights in the ninth. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / August 30, 2009

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With the soreness and stiffness that followed Tim Wakefield’s last start not abating, the knuckleballer will return to the place where he has spent much of the second half of the season: limbo. (Full article: 996 words)

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