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New Green Monster friendly to players

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The great Carl Yastrzemski, 72, took his first look at the Green Monster at JetBlue Park last week, squinted at the netting covering the 258 seats placed inside the wall, and smiled.

“This is unbelievable,’’ he said. “You don’t have to run if it hits the net. It just drops straight down.’’

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