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Alfredo Aceves handled demotion ‘like a pro’

The Red Sox have given Alfredo Aceves until Saturday to report to Triple A Pawtucket and their expectation is that he will comply with their wishes after being demoted.

The 30-year-old righthander has no other choice after being optioned Wednesday night. The alternative would be not collecting on his $2.65 million salary.

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