Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 6-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Don Slaught, who was with Tim Wakefield when the knuckleballer was a Pirates rookie, caught him in the 1992 National League playoffs.
"Catching him today," Slaught said that night, "was the most physically and mentally exhausting thing I've ever done. I caught one, I didn't even know I had it. I turned to the umpire and I said, 'Boy, this is tough.' He said, 'You? I've got a headache.' "
Last night, Kevin Cash, the 29-year-old journeyman promo...