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Red Sox reel in Mike Carp from Seattle

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Red Sox on Wednesday obtained Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later or cash. As transactions go, it’s unremarkable at first glance.

The 26-year-old Carp is a first baseman and occasional left fielder coming off a poor season. Seattle designated him for assignment last week and wasn’t expecting much in return.

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