Red Sox claim Johnny Damon

Updated: August 24, 2010, 11:47 AM ET
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Could the Boston Red Sox be looking to recapture the magic of 2004 that brought an end to their 86-year World Series drought?

Detroit Tigers outfielder Johnny Damon confirmed to reporters Monday that he has been claimed on waivers by the Red Sox and that he has until Wednesday to decide whether he will waive his no-trade clause to return to Fenway Park.

"My teammates are making this decision easier by saying they want me to stay," Damon said after Monday's 12-3 win over Kansas ...

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