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Red Sox acquire Mike Carp

Updated: February 21, 2013, 2:47 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox added another left-handed-hitting first baseman/outfielder to the mix of players already auditioning for backup roles, acquiring Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

The Red Sox moved outfielder Ryan Kalish to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Carp on the 40-man roster.

At first blush, Carp doesn't appear to be an upgrade over the players already ...

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