Closer Hanrahan heads to Red Sox

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:28 a.m.

In this July 7, 2012, photo, Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Pittsburgh. A person familiar with the talks says the Pirates and the Boston Red Sox are close to completing a trade that would send Hanrahan to Boston for a handful of prospects. Pittsburgh would ship Hanrahan and another player to the Red Sox in exchange for four players, (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

If Joel Hanrahan can do for the Boston Red Sox what he did against them, they should be happy with their new closer.

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