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Knuckleballer needs to straighten it out

After barely missing a home run in the second inning, Coco Crisp is especially displeased with a ground out. After barely missing a home run in the second inning, Coco Crisp is especially displeased with a ground out. (JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / September 12, 2007

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Bailed out by his offense for the second straight start after lasting less than four innings, Tim Wakefield had few specific reasons for his performances since returning from a missed outing because of back trouble. His health was fine. He thought his pitches were going to be fine. But the Devil Rays - almost always fooled by the knuckleball - ... (Full article: 984 words)

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