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Farmington's Shawn Haviland, Now With Pawtucket, Simply Loves Baseball

Farmington's Shawn Haviland, Now With Pawtucket, Simply Loves Baseball

After spending a few days on the disabled list this month, with a touch of pneumonia, righthander Shawn Haviland didn't waste time reestablishing himself as a solid starter.

He tossed a four-hitter on June 8, the first complete-game shutout of his Pawtucket Red Sox career in the win over Buffalo.

"I guess it's a little overdue," Haviland said that night. "I haven't pitched in the ninth since college probably. It was definitely exciting."

Haviland, the Farmington native who graduated from Harvard in 2008, retired the first eight batters, striking out five in a row after the initial out in the first inning. After Ian Parmley's two-out double in the...

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