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2016 Red Sox Hall of Famer Tim Wakefield

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox Hall of Famer Tim Wakefield on the night where the 2016 Red Sox HoF class is honored at Fenway
The Republican May 20, 2016

Tim Wakefield, Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer: 'I was in survival mode for 17 years to keep my job'

Tim Wakefield won 186 wins games as a Boston Red Sox pitcher from 1995-2011. Roger Clemens and Cy Young are the only two pitchers with more victories in franchise history.
Full Count | WEEI May 18, 2016

Closing Time: Royals once again do enough to keep Red Sox at bay as Wright takes tough-luck loss

KANSAS CITY — The Red Sox have seen this aspect of the knuckleball, too. During Tim Wakefield’s storied career, the 200-game winner took a loss or no-decision 54 times despite pitching at least seven innings and allowing no more than three earned runs. Steven Wright is getting a taste of Wakefield frequent frustrations this season, […]
The Republican May 13, 2016
Steven Wright's ERA almost same as then-Boston Red Sox RHP Tim Wakefield's 1995 ERA after 6 starts (today's lineup)

Steven Wright's ERA almost same as then-Boston Red Sox RHP Tim Wakefield's 1995 ERA after 6 starts (today's lineup)

The knuckleballer is off to a remarkable start. He's 3-3 with a 1.52 ERA and 0.99 WHIP in six starts (41 1/3) innings so far.
Fenway Nation Apr 28, 2016

FanGraphs Detects Some Knuckleball 'Hangover' Effect

As Red Sox fans ponder whether Steven Wright (and not David Price) is the true ace of the Boston rotation, Fangraphs.com has come up with an interesting finding about knuckleballers. In a fairly exhaustive review of recent knuckleball pitchers, they've found that there is a slight negative "hangover" effect on hitters in the few days after they face someone like Tim Wakefield or Wright. By the way, so far this year, Wright is 2-2 with a stellar 1.37 ERA in four starts—striking out 25 and holding opponents to a .196 batting average.

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