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Dancing knuckler

Wakefield won’t pitch for a while

Josh Beckett gave up three runs - but no homers - yet was still tagged with the loss. Josh Beckett gave up three runs - but no homers - yet was still tagged with the loss. (Paul Beaty/Associated Press)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / September 8, 2009

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Red Sox manager Terry Francona and pitching coach John Farrell arrived at U.S. Cellular Field early yesterday, bent on putting together a rough pitching rotation through the end of the year. The pair discussed Tim Wakefield extensively, coming to the conclusion that the knuckleballer, still bothered by back and leg woes, would be skipped on the homestand that ... (Full article: 1094 words)

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