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ON BASEBALL

Roster decisions are next up for the Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO — Now comes the hard part — making the team better.

According to a team source, John Farrell has been hired to manage the Red Sox. It could easily have been Brad Ausmus, Tony Pena, Tim Wallach, or DeMarlo Hale. And they would all have the same problem — this is not a very good team right now.

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