Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield fires a pitch towards the plate
KCP98051002 -10 MAY 1998- KANSAS CITY, MO., USA: Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield fires a pitch towards the plate during a game with the Kansas City Royals Sunday afternoon. Wakefield pitched 8 innings, as the Sox held the Royals to 1 run in a 3-1 victory at Kauffman Stadium. UPI tjj/ TIMOTHY J. JONES
Boston pitcher Tim Wakefield, a knuckleball specialist who won 200 games over a 19-year major league career, said Friday he is retiring.
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox had won the 2011 Roberto Clemente Award.
A.J. Burnett tossed 7 2/3 effective innings Sunday and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2 in the first game of a key doubleheader.
Matt Joyce drove in three runs Sunday and the Tampa Bay Rays crept closer to American League wild-card leading Boston with an 8-5 victory.
David Ortiz went 4-for-5, homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Monday, lifting the Boston Red Sox to an 8-6 win over Minnesota.
A.J. Pierzynski snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run homer Friday, lifting the Chicago White Sox past Boston 3-1.
Jacoby Ellsbury had his second and third RBI of the game during a four-run fourth inning Wednesday that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over Toronto.
Tim Wakefield and two relievers combined to shut the Cubs down on four hits Sunday and the Boston Red Sox registered a 4-1 inter-league win over Chicago.
Scott Baker allowed two solo homers over eight innings and struck out eight Friday to lead the Minnesota Twins past Boston 9-2.
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Boston pitcher Tim Wakefield had won the 2010 Roberto Clemente Award.
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