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Catching Red Sox on minds of contenders

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Two keys for the Red Sox will be to make sure their starting pitching remains intact, — which it likely will, even if they look to deal one of their veterans, and continuing to have a top bullpen, which it also appears they will.

They have certainly taken a hit by losing Jacoby Ellsbury to the Yankees, and the team will also look different with the loss of Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who signed a three-year deal with the Marlins. They could also lose Mike Napoli and/or Stephen Drew, free agents who played major roles in the championship.

With a week of possible deals at the Winter Meetings, following a flurry of deals this past week, how have the contenders done in trying to catch the Red Sox?

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