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Aug. 12, 2008

Aug. 12, 2008 Remember good, ol’ Charlie Zink? If so … Good grief! Get outdoors now and then! Just kidding, folks … sort of. Zink made his big-league debut at Fenway Park against Texas. Four-and-one-third innings later, Zink said good bye. The  allowed 11 earned runs on eight hits, including four doubles. He left after his 85th pitch of the night. There is no word on his handing the ball to Terry Francona and asking “What kept you?” But the 28-year-old knuckleballer may well have been thinking it. Tim Wakefield was on the disabled list with a ...

July 30, 1997

July, 30, 1997 In perhaps the greatest contract in styles ever seen at Fenway Park, Tim Wakefield won a showdown with Seattle Mariners ace Randy Johnson, 4-0. The Red Sox scored more than they needed in a three-run fifth inning, largely powered by a two-run homer from Mo Vaughn, his 24th of the season, lined into the Red Sox bullpen. Johnson saw his record drop to 14-3. Wakefield went to 5-12 for the fourth-place Red Sox, 50-56. You May Have Missed... Fresh Content Direct to Your Inbox Subscribe Now ...

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From the Files – April 10, 2002

April 10, 2002 A peek at one night when Grady Little was still new and relatively popular. (Red Sox managers’ popularity cannot possibly stay as high as it is when they start their Boston career with four wins in the skipper’s first five games.) Manny Ramirez had a three-run homer, Brian Daubach had a two-run homer, and Nomar Garciaparra and Jason Varitek had solo shots to rout the Kansas City Royals at Fenway, 8-4. Tim Wakefield worked five innings, allowing four runs on five hits, to get his first win of the season. You May ...

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