Found December 07, 2012 on CLNS Radio:
In what has already been a busy week for the Boston Red Sox, they completed a minor trade on Friday afternoon by acquiring right-handed Graham Godfrey from the Oakland Athletics to complete a trade for pitcher Sandy Rosario. The Red Sox dealt Rosario to Oakland on November 28 in order to make room on the [...]
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