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Red Sox fire pitching coach Bob McClure

The Red Sox have fired pitching coach Bob McClure and replaced him with Randy Niemann for the remainder of the season.

McClure, 60, joined the Red Sox organization as a special assignment scout/instructor in November 2011 and was named as pitching coach in December 2011. He was the pitching coach of the Rockies from 2006-11 before being fired from that job.

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