Found January 03, 2012 on NESN.com:
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The Red Sox are giving 12 free agents a shot to possibly contribute in 2012. The players signed to minor league contracts on Tuesday include Carlos Silva, Tony Pena Jr., Brandon Duckworth, Charlie Haeger, Will Inman, Doug Mathis, Chorye Spoone -- all right-handed pitchers -- and lefty hurlers Jesse Carlson, Rich Hill and Justin Thomas. Boston also inked shortstop Pedro Ciriaco and utilityman Nate Spears. Hill, 31, bolstered Boston's bullpen last season, tossing eight scoreless innings before suffering an elbow injury. But the southpaw underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 9 to address the issue. Silva provides veteran experience...
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