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Grady Sizemore named Red Sox center fielder

He’ll start for Boston; Bradley sent down

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Red Sox have made their decision: Grady Sizemore is their starting center fielder and Jackie Bradley Jr. will open the season in Triple A Pawtucket.

Sox manager John Farrell made the announcement just after 11 a.m. Friday as the Sox prepared to board a crosstown bus for their penultimate exhibition game, at the Twins’ Hammond Stadium.

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