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Capuano shaping up as smart move

Updated: February 23, 2014, 2:06 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Whether it will lower the team ERA is to be determined, but the signing of left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano has definitely spiked the IQ of the Red Sox pitching staff.

Finally, Craig Breslow has someone else who speaks his language.

Breslow has a degree in molecular biochemistry and biophysics from Yale.

Capuano said no to Yale. Dartmouth, too. He got his economics degree from Duke, where he had a 3.86 GPA and was Phi Beta Kappa.

Breslow ...

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