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Doug Fister set to face Angels days after getting claimed by the Red Sox

Doug Fister set to face Angels days after getting claimed by the Red Sox

The situation is set, bound to make someone look good. At Fenway Park on Sunday, the Boston Red Sox will start veteran right-hander Doug Fister, the man they claimed off of waivers from the Angels on Friday.

To oppose him, the Angels will start rookie right-hander Parker Bridwell, the man they chose to remain in their rotation instead of Fister. Bridwell has struck out seven, walked six, and allowed five runs in 11 innings over two starts.

Adding to the afternoon’s intrigue, the Red Sox scout who twice watched Fister in recent weeks is special assistant Eddie Bane, the man responsible for drafting Mike Trout while Ban was the Angels’...

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