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Open Thread 6/27: Red Sox at Braves

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Today's game will be an interesting contrast between two pitchers whose styles are complete opposites. On one side for the Red Sox is Tim Wakefield, who doesn't throw a pitch over 85mph, yet he's 9-and-3 on the year at age 42. On the other side for the Braves is the power pitcher Javier Vazquez, who is second in the league in strikeouts.

Power vs. off-speed trickery.


Current Series

Red Sox lead the series 1-0

Fri 06/26 WP: Josh Beckett ( - )
LP: Jair Jurrjens ( - )
1 - 4 loss

Boston Red Sox
@ Atlanta Braves

Saturday, Jun 27, 2009, 4:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Tim Wakefield vs Javier Vazquez

Partly cloudy. Game time temperature around 90.

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