Found January 21, 2012 on Washington Times:
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DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies acquired infielder Marco Scutaro from the Red Sox for right-hander Clayton Mortensen on Saturday in a surprising trade that could pave the way for top Boston prospect Jose Iglesias to take over at shortstop sooner than expected.The 36-year-old Scutaro hit a career-high .299 for ...
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