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Sunday Baseball Notes

Red Sox should go after a Josh Hamilton or Joe Mauer

Carl Crawford, John Lackey, and perhaps even Adrian Gonzalez didn’t work out in one way or another (performance or chemistry) after receiving huge deals from the Red Sox. You can certainly see why the team might now be gun-shy about handing out such contracts.

And the recent signings seem to be the “good value” kind.

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