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You better start watching Tim Wakefield

Jonah Keri breaks down 10 stories from baseball, starting with AL ERA leader Tim Wakefield. Story

Updated: May 14, 2007, 2:38 PM ET
By Jonah Keri | Special to Page 2

Lots to cover this week, and I'm still giddy from this weekend's Arcade Fire homecoming concert. Let's get right to it.

1. The American League's ERA leader is 40 years old and couldn't dent a slice of bread with his fastball. Betting against him could be a bad idea.

Tim Wakefield's ERA is a microscopic 1.79 through his first seven starts, ranking him ahead of Johan Santana, Roy Halladay, Josh Beckett, Danny Haren and every other top-flight pitcher in the league. In Wakefield's ...

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