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    SPORTS
    Red Sox swept away with 1 hit

    BOSTON (AP) -- Rookie Matt Shoemaker didn't allow a hit through 6 2-3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep at Fenway Park. Full Story
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    08/21/2014 12:08 PM EDT
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