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Tim Kurkjian
June 26, 1995
Plugging All the Holes
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June 26, 1995

Baseball

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With all the hoopla surrounding Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield (4-1, 1.12 ERA through Sunday), Brewer rookie knuckleballer Steve Sparks, 29, had quietly gone 2-2 with a 3.17 ERA in 10 appearances, including six starts. Against the Royals on June 3 he pitched eight innings and didn't go to one three-ball count. He dazzled Boston hitters last Saturday, pitching a five-hitter to beat Roger Clemens 9-1.

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