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Daniel Bard designated by Red Sox

Updated: September 1, 2013, 8:05 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox designated once-promising power pitcher Daniel Bard for assignment on Sunday to make room on their 40-man roster for some new arrivals.

Bard, a 28-year-old right-handed reliever and one-time starter, was one of the most dominant late-inning pitchers in the majors between 2009 and 2011, but issues with his confidence and injuries derailed his career in Boston. He pitched in only two games for the Red Sox this season before he was sent to the minors.

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