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A.J. Pierzynski can’t wait for Red Sox to get started

With only 35 days remaining before Red Sox pitchers and catchers convene in Fort Myers, Fla., the flames of the baseball hot stove are close to being extinguished, but not before the Jimmy Fund hosted the ninth annual New Stars for Young Stars at Jillian’s across from Fenway Park on Saturday.

Some of those pitchers and catchers were on hand, including free agent signee A.J. Pierzynski, who is looking forward to getting to work with his new club.

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