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Hoping his power translates

Cuban slugger eager for a shot with Red Sox

By Gordon Edes
Globe Staff / September 13, 2005

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In the background, Cuban defector Michel Abreu chuckled as soon as Michael Sims, the American businessman in Costa Rica who had befriended him and helped him land a job with the Red Sox, translated into Spanish a question about whether he knew of Big Papi, and more urgently, whether he could hit a ball as far as the ... (Full article: 1072 words)

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