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A.J. Pierzynski puts on his thinking cap

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A.J. Pierzynski plays the game in his mind.

Let’s see, Clay Buchholz is Brad Radke. Jon Lester is Mark Buehrle, who also has a good cutter, but with more velocity and pitches. Right down the list, Pierzynski associates a past pitcher he’s caught with the Red Sox staff he currently is learning.

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