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Ryan Dempster says no to Red Sox

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox made a two-year, $25 million offer to free agent right-hander Ryan Dempster but were turned down by the pitcher and his agent, Craig Landis, according to a source.

Dempster is believed to be seeking a three-year deal and reportedly is being wooed by the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers.

A source also said Dempster turned down a two-year, $26 million offer from the Kansas City Royals.

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