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wake.jpg                                          (credit: Aaron Washington Photography)

Sox pitchers Tim Wakefield and Clay Buchholz, this year's co-captains of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund, chatted up pediatric and adult patients and their families yesterday, joined by CEO Larry Lucchino and Dana-Farber President Edward Benz Jr. Wake's been a longtime supporter of the Jimmy Fund, which has been the official charity of the Sox since 1953. In 1998, the knuckler started the "Wakefield Warriors" program, meeting with patients from Dana-Farber and Franciscan Hospital for Children before all Tuesday games at Fenway

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