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Red Sox need deadline spark

Epstein working to upgrade in outfield, bullpen, behind plate

Updated: July 22, 2010, 8:13 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

OAKLAND, Calif. -- With less than 10 days remaining before the July 31 deadline, the Boston Red Sox will need to be aggressive in the trade market in order to remain contenders in the highly competitive American League East.

Their needs were evident again Wednesday after the Oakland Athletics defeated them 6-4 to take two of three games in the series. The loss dropped Boston 7 games behind New York for the division lead and 4 games behind Tampa Bay in the wild card race.

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