Red Sox have a dazzler in Zink

Following the lead of Tim Wakefield, Charlie Zink could soon have dazzling success for the Red Sox.

Originally Published: November 10, 2003
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

I have seen the future of the knuckleball, and his name is Zink. Charlie Zink.

This weekend, I was in Phoenix for Ron Shandler's First Pitch Arizona, a symposium for serious fantasy baseball owners. I enjoy the symposium, but the real draw is the baseball, as the Arizona Fall League is in full swing. And Saturday afternoon in Mesa, I was treated to a dream pitching matchup: the Mesa Desert Dogs' Charlie Zink vs. the Mesa Solar Sox's Dewon Brazelton.

Most prospect hounds would be excited ...

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