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Red Sox send Will Middlebrooks to Pawtucket

Struggling slugger sent to PawSox to find form

Will Middlebrooks was summoned into manager John Farrell’s office around noon Tuesday to hear news that, judging by his body language in recent games, he could sense was coming.

He had watched five of the past six Red Sox games from the dugout, sinking in a sea of inconsistency at the plate.

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