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Six members of the first place Red Sox were named to the American League All-Star team on Sunday. Among them is 42-year-old knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who will be making his first All-Star team. He was personally selected by manager Joe Maddon, and why not? Despite an average 4.30 ERA, Wakefield sports a 10-3 record (he had just 10 wins all last season).
Here’s the full list of Sox players on the All-Star Squad:
|Starting||Voted on by Players||Named by Manager|
|OF – Jason Bay||SP – Josh Beckett||1B – Kevin Youkilis|
|2B – Dustin Pedroia||RP – Jonathan Papelbon||SP – Tim Wakefield|