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Red Sox minor-leaguer Mike Flacco, brother of Joe, decides to retire

04.05.13 at 6:00 pm ET
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Mike Flacco, brother of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, has decided to retire rather than accept an assignment to the Red Sox’ Single-A affiliate in Salem (Va.). Flacco had been traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in spring training for cash considerations.

Flacco, a 6-foot-6 first baseman, spent the majority of the 2012 season in the Carolina League (which Salem plays in) with Frederick, hitting.218 with a .628 OPS and eight home runs in 385 plate appearances.

The 26-year-old was drafted by Baltimore in the 31st round of the 2009 draft.

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