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Sacramento Bee Feb 17, 2017

John Henry, Tom Werner miss retired slugger David Ortiz

Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry called it strange not to see David Ortiz at the team's first full-squad workout this year. Entering their 16th season of ownership, Henry …
Over the Monster 19 hours ago
Daily Red Sox Links: Andrew Benintendi, David Price, Rusney Castillo

Daily Red Sox Links: Andrew Benintendi, David Price, Rusney Castillo

Today’s links look at Andrew Benintendi’s batting practice session, the likelihood of a Brock Holt trade, and David Ortiz’ retirement. All eyes are on Andrew Benintendi this spring, and he didn’t take long to go deep in the first live BP session. (Christopher Smith; Masslive) As David Price tries to bounce back from a somewhat disappointing first year in Boston, he is happy with the start of his camp. (J. Scott Butherus; RedSox.com) Teams are calling Boston about Brock Holt, but they aren’t likely to deal him. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe) Rusney Castillo is stuck in an odd...
Over the Monster Feb 17, 2017
Daily Red Sox Links: Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval, Mitch Moreland

Daily Red Sox Links: Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval, Mitch Moreland

In today’s links Hanley Ramirez gets ready to step in for David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval knows he needs to prove himself. Hanley Ramirez came to spring training ready to take over for David Ortiz. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) Pablo Sandoval isn’t expecting to get the third base job handed to him on a silver platter. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald) The Red Sox may be World Series favorites, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some pressing questions facing them. (Josh Slavin; BP Boston) Speaking of the Sox being World Series favorites, where do they fall among the most...
Full Count | WEEI Feb 19, 2017

David Ortiz checks in from beach: ‘This is my spring training’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Everybody continues to look for hints as to if David Ortiz might come out of retirement. Sunday’s Instagram/Twitter post by the former designated hitter certainly made it seem like there won’t be a change of heart. “It’s so good to be retired,” Ortiz said while taking a video of himself. “Oh […]
Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball 17 hours ago
A spiked bat probably isn’t the best prop for baseball players

A spiked bat probably isn’t the best prop for baseball players

Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball features a bad marketing tie-in idea, a very grateful Sean Rodriguez, and a supremely relaxed David Ortiz. Over the past few days, you might have seen tweeted pictures of MLB stars holding a baseball bat with barbed wire wrapped around it. It's a fairly brilliant tie-in for the AMC TV show The Walking Dead, which recently had it's midseason premiere.

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