So it looks like a couple of long, long-time teammates will be teammates at least a little longer still. The Red Sox didn't just pick up Tim Wakefield's option for 2010, (which would have been for $4 million), they turned it into a two year deal , giving him a first year at $3.5 and a second at $1.5 mil, plus incentives.á We needn't bid adieu toáBoston's elder statesman for a while yet.áá This is a nice setup all around: a great deal for the Sox, particularly when we remember that before heading to the DL, Wake's 2009 season was the strongest he'd had in years.á (Anyone else remember the near no-hitter that put the brakes on a nasty, early season losing streak?)á 2009 marked Wake's first time selected as an All-Star, an honor he'd more thanáearned, many times over.á And, for Wake, ...
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