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Tazawa to Red Sox


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The rumor appears to be official:

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3736390

Got him for only $3M, which is about half of what most thought they were gonna pay him. Basically they got him for the same amount we paid Matusz.

He's obviously not the talent that Matusz is, so I don't think it would have really made sense for the O's to outbid the Sox for him, plus it sounds like he really wanted to play for Boston anyways.

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