Tim Wakefield

Tim Wakefield

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/210 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Melbourne, Florida
College: Florida Tech
Draft: 1988 8th round by the

    After giving so much to Red Sox fans, no one deserves the Hall call more than David Ortiz

    So it came as something of a surprise Tuesday when I saw a statistic during MLB Network’s buildup to the announcement of the Cooperstown Class of 2022 that didn’t seem quite right, yet was. The stat: In his 20-year career, the first six spent miscast with the small-ball Minnesota Twins, Ortiz hit 11 regular-season walk-off home runs, and two more in the postseason. Thirteen walk-off homers, total?

  • Enid News & Eagle, Okla.

    Ortiz 'hurt' Ramirez isn't going into Hall of Fame with him

    Jan. 26—When David Ortiz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer, his friend and mentor Pedro Martinez will be there waiting to welcome his former Red Sox teammate into the Cooperstown fraternity. Had things played out differently, another of Ortiz's teammates and Dominican Republic countrymen might have been able to welcome him into the Hall of Fame as well. Manny Ramirez, who ...

  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Red Sox prospect Triston Casas focuses on honing skills in Worcester, toward next step

    'I don’t have a timetable, but I’m trying to make it as quick as possible,' says first baseman, who's likely to begin 2022 season with WooSox