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A blockbuster unlike any other

Red Sox, Dodgers pull off a history-making, franchise-changing deal -- in August

Updated: August 25, 2012, 7:03 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

You know what makes baseball the awesome sport it is? It's that, every once in a while, the impossible somehow becomes possible.

But not like this.

Not in an Aug. 25 entry in the old transactions column that defies comprehension -- even for people who have worked in baseball for many, many years.

What has just transpired, on an unforgettable Saturday afternoon in Boston and Los Angeles, is a trade unlike any you might ever see again. Nine players. A quarter of ...

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