Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Wakefield Misses Out On 200th Win

Alfredo Aceves (8-1) gave up one run in an inning in relief of Tim Wakefield for the victory. Wakefield gave up five runs -- three earned -- and eight hits with five strikeouts. But he missed out on victory No. 200 for the third straight start when Aceves gave up the game-tying single to Kubel in the eighth.
"The last three starts, we've won two out of three of them," Wakefield said. "So that's the most important thing is keeping our lead in the American League East right now."
Wakefield stayed in long enough for the Red Sox to take the lead, but they couldn't hold on to it.  Maybe he'll get the win on Saturday.

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