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Mike Maddux not in Red Sox plans

Updated: November 8, 2011, 1:19 AM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux won't be the Boston Red Sox manager.

"Mike Maddux has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Boston Red Sox managerial position and therefore will not interview with the team tomorrow," general manager Ben Cherington announced in a statement released by the team Monday afternoon.

Later Monday, Maddux released a statement saying his withdrawal was a "family decision."

"My wife and two daughters are together in the same ...

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