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Mike Carp excited to be with Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mike Carp was the Opening Day left fielder for the Seattle Mariners last season, taking his position at the Tokyo Dome before a crowd of 44,227 on March 28.

He injured his right shoulder diving for a ball hit by Kurt Suzuki in the fourth inning, trying to make a play for Felix Hernandez. Carp stayed in the game, the adrenaline keeping him going.

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