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Sunday Baseball Notes

Was there a better way for Red Sox to spend?

There are different ways to construct a baseball team, and the Red Sox chose their own interesting path for 2013. So far they have succeeded in protecting their second pick by not going after a free agent requiring compensation, instead using older, complementary veterans to round out their lineup.

On paper, the team doesn’t knock your socks off, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be effective.

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