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He threw them a few curves

Veteran tricks baffled Tigers

His vaunted knuckleball was only one weapon Tim Wakefield employed in his eight shutout innings (two hits, six strikeouts). His vaunted knuckleball was only one weapon Tim Wakefield employed in his eight shutout innings (two hits, six strikeouts). (duane burleson/Associated Press)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / May 7, 2008

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It took Tim Wakefield nine pitches to retire the Tigers' first batter, Curtis Granderson, who grounded to the shortstop. It took just 89 more for Wakefield to get through the next 26 batters. (Full article: 601 words)

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