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Red Sox eyeing Pirates’ closer Joel Hanrahan

Having tackled the offense, defense, starting pitching, and catching in the offseason, the Red Sox are now trying to improve their bullpen.

Pittsburgh closer Joel Hanrahan appears to be their top target, and a major league source has confirmed a report by CBSSports.com that they have engaged in trade talks with the Pirates.

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