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Red Sox, umpires come together

Updated: February 22, 2011, 9:44 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's become an annual rite of spring training for representatives of Major League Baseball to meet with each team to discuss the state of the relationship between the players and umpires.

The Boston Red Sox welcomed MLB senior vice president of baseball operations Joe Garagiola Jr. and longtime umpire Larry Young on Tuesday morning. Every player is required to attend the session, and according to manger Terry Francona, the meeting went well and was productive.

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