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Joel Hanrahan on DL; Allen Webster to start

With Joel Hanrahan hitting the disabled list Tuesday, joining Andrew Bailey on the DL and leaving a crater at the Red Sox closer spot, the 1:30 a.m. phone call early Tuesday morning to righthanded prospect Allen Webster was the most logical first step as manager John Farrell sorted out the Sox’ pitching issues.

“We’re able to go down and get a very good young pitching prospect, a good young righthander that’s got power stuff,” Farrell said.

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