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Red Sox ink four Draft picks before deadline

ST. PETERSBURG -- Prior to Friday evening's deadline to sign players selected in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Red Sox announced that they signed four more picks.

The Red Sox signed right-handers Stephen Williams (16th round) and Willie Ethington (17th round) along with outfielders Brandon Magee (23rd round) and Khiry Cooper (25th round).

In all, Boston signed 25 of its Draft picks, including all 12 of its selections in the first 10 rounds. The Red Sox's top unsigned pick was high school outfielder Jamal Martin, taken in the 11th round.

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ST. Full Game Coverage PETERSBURG -- Prior to Friday evening's deadline to sign players selected in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, the Red Sox announced that they signed four more picks.

The Red Sox signed right-handers Stephen Williams (16th round) and Willie Ethington (17th round) along with outfielders Brandon Magee (23rd round) and Khiry Cooper (25th round).

In all, Boston signed 25 of its Draft picks, including all 12 of its selections in the first 10 rounds. The Red Sox's top unsigned pick was high school outfielder Jamal Martin, taken in the 11th round.

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