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Ross torments former club in return to Fenway

Ross torments former club in return to Fenway

MLB.com Updated Aug 2, 2013
In his first game back at Fenway Park since leaving the Red Sox last season, Cody Ross, who said he was "jaded" by his departure from Boston before the game, lit up his former team as the D-backs topped the Red Sox, 7-6.
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