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Red Sox will slow down Craig Breslow, Felix Doubront

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Two Red Sox pitchers, lefthanders Craig Breslow and Felix Doubront, will be held back during the early part of spring training because of shoulder soreness.

“Not because of injury situations. Just maybe some discomfort and overall strength that they felt in their long-toss program,” manager John Farrell said Monday. “More precautionary than anything.

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