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Wakefield left off Sox's roster; Cook added to Rockies'

Updated: October 24, 2007, 12:14 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Tim Wakefield will miss the World Series for Boston because of a shoulder injury he just couldn't shake. Aaron Cook, however, is ready to go for Colorado.

The 41-year-old Wakefield was left off the Red Sox's roster while Jon Lester, who threw a simulated game Tuesday, will likely join the rotation and start Game 4 against the Rockies.

"This stinks for me," said Wakefield, the knuckleballer who was sidelined for the AL Division Series and pitched poorly in the ALCS. ...

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