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Red Sox coverage in today’s Globe

Tim Wakefield struck out his 2,000th batter as a member of the Red Sox pitching staff. Michael Vega has the story.

Mike’s notebook has updates on Jon Lester’s start tonight, Terry Francona’s 1,000th managerial win, and more.

Carl Crawford is hitting .375 since returning from the disabled list a week ago. My story on Crawford.

Just how good is Jacoby Ellsbury’s season going? Chad Finn finds some comparisons.

Bob Ryan discusses steroids and the Hall of Fame. Color-coded plaques? Why not?

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