Boston Red Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 8-3

BALTIMORE -- All Tim Wakefield needed to do last night, it turned out, was pitch adequately and emerge uninjured to secure a spot in the postseason rotation.

He did both, prompting the Red Sox to announce after an 8-3 victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards that Wakefield and Bronson Arroyo would pitch Games 3 and 4 of the American League Division Series.

The Sox did not officially assign a pitcher to either game, though Arroyo appeared to be the leading candidate to s...