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Brandon Snyder part of impressive Red Sox depth

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The Red Sox reached 50 wins before July 1, and they are showing signs they may start separating from the rest of the American League East pack.

They are winning games in different ways, with different players.

Manager John Farrell said the 50 wins spoke about the “depth of the team” and indeed the Sox have had to go deep. What did Brandon Snyder, the latest third baseman the team has used, do Sunday? All he did was chip in with two hits and make a great defensive play in Boston’s 5-4 walkoff victory over Toronto.

Speculation is swirling that the Red Sox may be in the market for Phillies third baseman Michael Young. But Sunday, one of the stars was Snyder.

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