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  1. Podcast: Dice-K, injuries, Lincecum

    Rob Neyer

    Eric Karabell and Keith Law discuss some injury situations, some bad pitching and some good matchups to watch on Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast. Daisuke Matsuzaka was awful Monday night. What are Boston's options? Is it time to rethink how goo...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  2. Mets' Dickey keeps long streak alive

    Rob Neyer

    As good as R.A. Dickey has been this season, he's not been good enough to save the Mets. But his one-hitter Friday night does suggest, in sharp relief, that Dickey has single-handedly saved a streak that stretches back to (at least) the 1930s. ...

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  3. Pitchers' year? Not for these guys...

    Rob Neyer

    For some reason, I've got a sick fascination with pitchers who are allowed to pitch and pitch and pitch, despite spectacular failure. I don't know if everyone below precisely fits that description, but here are the 10 guys with ERAs higher than 5 who...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  4. Dear Rob ...

    Rob Neyer

    From the "Dear Rob" files ... Re: Galarraga -- Has anyone brought up the Pine Tar game? It seems that set the precedent for the Commissioner's Office to be able to change a mistake by the umpires. They nullified the final inning and replayed the end...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  5. Wakefield sets Red Sox milestone

    Rob Neyer

    Tim Wakefield set a new Red Sox record last night. Peter Abraham: But pitching the most innings for a team like the Red Sox is an accomplishment that will stand the test of history. "It's special because I had a pretty close relationship when [Cl...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  6. You can't keep a good knuckleballer down

    Rob Neyer

    You know, I never get tired of reading updates to My Favorite Baseball Story. This one's from WEEI's Kirk Minihane: You remember the 12-1 Red Sox win over the California Angels on May 27, 1995, don't you? Come on, who could forget? Luis Alicea h...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  7. Will Wakefield be back in 2010?

    Rob Neyer

    Good news for fans of 43-year-old knuckleball pitchers. From MLB Trade Rumors: WEEI's Rob Bradford reports that Tim Wakefield is set to have surgery on the herniated disc in his back next week, likely on Wednesday. Why is this good news? Not ...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  8. Will Dice-K make difference?

    Rob Neyer

    Fire Brand of the American League on the state of the Red Sox rotation: As the Boston Red Sox get set for their weekend series against Tampa Bay, embattled starter Daisuke Matsuzaka gets prepared for a return to the Red Sox rotation. Under any nor...

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  9. Tim Wakefield: All-Star?

    Rob Neyer

    The Red Sox are probably the best team in the majors, so it shouldn't be all that surprising that they've got six All-Stars. It's the identity of one of them that's a bit of a surprise. Red Sox Monster: &nbs...

    Blog | July 06, 2009
  10. Decision time for Theo

    Rob Neyer

    Finally, we seem to nearing a conclusion to the Mysterious Case of the Red Sox Rotation. Granted, we don't know what this conclusion's going to look like. But it's close. In the mean time, YFSF's Paul F. thinks he knows what the Red S...

    Blog | June 16, 2009
  11. Wakefield fluttering toward record

    Rob Neyer

    Tim Wakefield's fast start has Kirk Minihane thinking about Wakefield's legacy, which is looking mighty impressive: AP Photo/Ben Margot Tim Wakefield has a 1.86 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP through fou...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  12. Rob Neyer: George Kottaras looks to be best backup choice for Bos...

    Rob Neyer

    Looks like Tim Wakefield has a new playmate: According to the Boston Herald's Michael Silverman, the Red Sox have parted ways with catcher Josh Bard. It appears that 25-year-old George Kottaras has won the backup catching job. It probably had some...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  13. Red Sox have a dazzler in Zink

    Rob Neyer

    Following the lead of Tim Wakefield, Charlie Zink could soon have dazzling success for the Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2003
  14. Hard facts on soft-tossers

    Rob Neyer

    Knuckleball pitchers are rare in the postseason. So where does Tim Wakefield's performance in Game 1 rank?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2003
  15. Little's moves get mixed results

    Rob Neyer

    Grady Little used catcher Jason Varitek wisely in Game 4, but Boston's baserunning is another matter.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2003