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Red Sox Spring Training 2012: Boston Signs 16 Players

The Boston Red Sox announced Friday that the organization has agreed to one-year deals with 16 players for the 2012 season. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

From the press release:

"Agreeing to terms were pitchers Michael Bowden, Drake Britton, Chris Carpenter, Felix Doubront, Mark Melancon, Clayton Mortensen, Stolmy Pimentel and Junichi Tazawa; catchers Luis Exposito and Ryan Lavarnway; infielders Lars Anderson, Will Middlebrooks and Oscar Tejeda; and outfielders Ryan Kalish, Che-Hsuan Lin and Darnell McDonald."

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After the signings, everyone on Boston's 40-man roster is now under contract.

Doubront is still being considered for the fifth spot in Boston's starting rotation. The 23-year old threw two-plus innings Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing two runs, three walks and three hits while struggling with his control.

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