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Red Sox Add New London Native Rajai Davis From Oakland

Red Sox Add New London Native Rajai Davis From Oakland

Dave Roberts is managing the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the Red Sox have a new speedster on the way just in time for the postseason.

Rajai Davis, who has 26 stolen bases with the Oakland A’s this year and 381 steals in 12 years in the big leagues, was traded to the Sox yesterday and is expected to join the team today in Cleveland.

“It’s important for a club that has a chance, you want to add every little dimension you can,” Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said.

The Sox will send the A’s minor league outfielder Rafael Rincones, an 18-year-old switch-hitter who batted .258 with a .742 OPS in the Dominican Summer League. Outfielder Steve Selsky was...

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