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Is it time for Red Sox to break up this roster?

Decision on whether they’re buyers or sellers must come soon

The Major League Baseball non-waivers trade deadline is July 31. That’s 50 days away, roughly seven weeks.

Plenty can change in the fortunes of a baseball team in seven weeks and as the Red Sox get players off the disabled list, they could theoretically rise in the standings. With the extra wild card this season, greater opportunity exists.

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