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Another distraction from former teammate

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By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / May 8, 2009

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The Red Sox thought they had shed the continuous distraction of Manny Ramírez. For the first month of the season, for the first time in eight years, no one needed to think about him. Jason Bay took his place in the field. Takashi Saito took his No. 24. His locker stayed empty. (Full article: 913 words)

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