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  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

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  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

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    WASHINGTON — Children inherit the brain function that underlies anxiety and depression, according to new research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The research, on rhesus monkeys, showed young monkeys, like humans, have what is called…

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