Boston Red Sox defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-0
One night, the starting catcher, Jason Varitek, knocked in the deciding run in a 5-4 win.
The next night, the backup, Kevin Cash, had one of those starry nights - throwing out a runner attempting to steal, drawing the first intentional walk of his major league career, and blasting a three-run homer in the eighth inning to provide insurance in a 5-0 win for the Red Sox over the Diamondbacks.
In a game for the ages, or rather the aged, 41-year-old Tim Wakefield beat 44-ye...
BOSTON --In a matchup for the aged, 41-year-old Tim Wakefield outpitched 44-year-old Randy Johnson and the Boston Red Sox beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 Wednesday night.
And it was the youngest player in Boston's lineup, 24-year-old rookie Brandon Moss, who drove in the two runs Johnson allowed.
Not since Sept. 26, 1965, when Satchel Paige made a one-game comeback after a 12-year absence from the majors, had two pitchers of the combined age of Wakefield and Johnso...