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  1. Cherington: 'Door will be open' for Ortiz

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    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington on Thursday said the "door will be open" for contract talks between the club and designated hitter David Ortiz through the course of spring training and even into the season. The 38-year-old Ortiz, who...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Victorino, Ortiz lose their beards

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    Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino and designated hitter David Ortiz had their beards shaved today at a charity event this morning at Gillette headquarters. Here's a before and after photo Victorino tweeted: Before and After. pic.twitter.com/1...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. Ortiz lined up as All-Star; Pedroia trails

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    With All-Star voting closing at midnight Thursday, David Ortiz seems assured of winning a starting spot as designated hitter. Ortiz leads the Rangers' Lance Berkman, 4,398,197 to 2,004,388, in balloting. Dustin Pedroia is the only other Red So...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  4. Ortiz not in lineup tonight

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    David Ortiz gets the night off, with Mike Napoli taking the designated hitter's spot and Mike Carp at first base. Here is the full Red Sox lineup: 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF 2. Jonny Gomes, LF 3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 4. Mike Napoli, DH 5. Daniel Nav...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. Ortiz acknowledges Opening Day unlikely

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    JUPITER, Fla. -- A day after Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell revealed that David Ortiz would be shut down for 5-7 days after an MRI revealed inflammation in his heels, the designated hitter acknowledged he would likely not be ready for Opening Da...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Ortiz: Still sore after latest running

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    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz did some light running Thursday prior to taking batting practice, telling WEEI.com afterwards that the soreness in his right ankle/heel area hasn't subsided as he had hoped. Ortiz also told WEEI.com he...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  7. Ortiz approves of Sox moves so far

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    Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz on Friday gave his team's recent offseason signing a thumbs up in an interview on Boston sports radio station WEEI. In particular, he was glad to see the team add hitters who might help protect him in the lineup....

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  8. Ortiz: Red Sox need to add 'thunder'

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    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz said Thursday night his team needed to add some "thunder" to a lineup that still has a few holes to fill. Ortiz ranked second on the team in homers with 23, and he played in just 90 games. Jarrod Salta...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  9. Source: Red Sox taking hard look at Napoli

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    The Boston Red Sox are doing extensive background work on Mike Napoli, who could fit their roster as a catcher, first baseman or combination catcher/first baseman/designated hitter against lefties, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney. Th...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  10. Source: Red Sox taking hard look at Mike Napoli

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    The Boston Red Sox are doing extensive background work on Mike Napoli, who could fit their roster as a catcher, first baseman or combination catcher/first baseman/designated hitter against lefties, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney. T...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  11. Ortiz fires back at 'crazy' Valentine

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    Fresh off his new deal with the Red Sox, slugger David Ortiz fired back at former manager Bobby Valentine, who two weeks ago insinuated his designated hitter missed the latter part of the season not because of soreness from an Achilles injury but bec...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  12. Red Sox make Ortiz deal official

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    The Boston Red Sox on Monday officially announced the re-signing of David Ortiz, for whom they will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. ET. The veteran designated hitter will get a two-year deal worth at least $26 million, according to a source. Or...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  13. Ortiz: 'Can't wait to be back'

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    Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz briefly updated his status with this tweet this morning. He is on the disabled list with a heel injury and is eligible to be activated Aug. 1. Ortiz said Sunday he probably will not travel with the team to Tex...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  14. Today's rank 'em: Pedroia, Crawford, Dunn

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    Today's ESPNBoston.com Rank 'Em matchup is a good one, pitting returning Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia against Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford and White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn. It's simple to play. Just sign up and rank these thre...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. Tonight's lineup: Gomez at DH

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    Mauro Gomez, who was called up today when David Ortiz was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a heel injury, is in tonight's lineup as designated hitter and will bat sixth. Lefty Felix Doubront gets the start, with Kelly Shoppach behind the p...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  16. Ortiz headed to disabled list

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    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz will go on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right heel, manager Bobby Valentine said Wednesday afternoon on Boston sports radio station WEEI. Infielder Mauro Gomez will be activated to take his spot on...

    Blog | July 18, 2012