Wakefield Passes Clemens For Innings Pitched
CLEVELAND (AP) – Tim Wakefield bounced back from two rough
outings and became Boston's all-time leader in innings pitched,
leading the Red Sox past the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Tuesday
Wakefield (2-4) gave up four hits and one earned run over 7 1-3
innings to push his career innings pitched to 2,777, one more than
Roger Clemens worked in a Red Sox uniform.
The 43-year-old left after yielding a pinch-double to Travis
Hafner, who had been 0 for 10 against the knuckleballer.
Hideki Okajima and Ramon Ramirez each got one out, stranding
pinch-runner Anderson Hernandez at third base to end the eighth.
Daniel Bard worked the ninth for his second save in five chances.
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