Tim Wakefield's ERA rose to 4.24 following Friday's rough outing. (Winslow Townson/AP)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
Tim Wakefield was unable to control his knuckleball on Friday, and he paid the price in a loss to the Yankees at Fenway Park. Wakefield walked six and allowed eight runs over 3 2/3 innings in his sixth loss of the season. Kevin Youkilis picked up an infield single to extend his hitting streak to 23 games.
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