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Wakefield to receive shot

Cortisone may loosen up back

JASON BAYReceives a rare day off JASON BAYReceives a rare day off
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / August 31, 2009

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With time running out on the season and his back still balky, Tim Wakefield appears set for an injection of cortisone today, though he was feeling and walking better yesterday than he had the day before. The injection should ease the soreness and stiffness in his back, potentially enabling him to get back to playing catch as early as Wednesday. ... (Full article: 1216 words)

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