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With the Boston Red Sox outfield decimated by injury, General Manager Theo Epstein and Manager Terry Francona looked to the Sox farm system for some short-term help this weekend. Ready when opportunity knocked, OF Daniel Nava has hit .294 with an .856 OPS for the 2010 Pawtucket Red Sox, and on Saturday those numbers earned him a call to The Show. After J.D. Drew hooked a homer off Joe Blanton around the Pesky Pole to lead off the bottom of the second inning, the scalding-hot Adrian Beltre followed it up with a base hit to right. Jason Varitek then surprised everyone, especially a deeply situated Greg Dobbs at third base, by bunting for a base hit, and fan-favorite Darnell McDonald kept the line moving dumping a single in front of RF Jayson Werth. With the bases loaded and nobody ...

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