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Red Sox notebook

Red Sox may be looking next for a lefty bat

NASHVILLE — The Red Sox viewed Mike Napoli and Jonny Gomes as important additions to their offense, believing that righthanded power was a key component to build a successful team at Fenway Park.

The Sox are 79-83 at home the last two seasons with lineups that seemed almost intimidated by the dimensions of Fenway instead of taking advantage of them.

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