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Sunday Baseball Notes

Ben Cherington, Red Sox stick to plan while they can

The Red Sox’ newfound model of limiting the length of contracts and picking up good-value players won Ben Cherington a World Series and the executive of the year award last month. That was a no-brainer for a general manager who may have had one of the best seasons anyone in his position has ever had.

Now comes the year after.

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