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SMOLTZ PREPARES TO START REHAB

OAKLAND, Calif. — Boston right-handerer John Smoltz, who is recovering from shoulder surgery, will make a rehab start Saturday in Florida and plans to be with the Red Sox by early June.

LONGORIA TO MISS TWO GAMES

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria missed Wednesday’s game against the New York Yankees because of a death in his family. He expects to rejoin the Rays on Friday.

PIRATES, DODGERS MAKE TRADE

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired switch-hitting outfielder Delwyn Young from the Los Angeles Dodgers for two minor league players or for cash. Young has a .267 average in 110 games over three major league seasons.

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