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The Red Sox must be looking forward to getting back to Fenway. After a rough series against Seattle, the Sox were swept by the A's on Wednesday thanks in large part to some contributions by former Red Sox outfielders Coco Crisp and Brendon Ryan. It was a busy day for former Sox outfielders in general, with Darnell McDonald claimed by the Yankees as well. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is trying to focus on David Ortiz's 400th career home run as a bright spot in this one, but the bigger silver lining might be that the Sox are now on their...
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