8:11 AM EDT, Mon April 21, 2014

Dempster back in uniform

BOSTON -- Former Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster was putting on his uniform early Monday afternoon in the clubhouse at Fenway Park as he was preparing to receive his 2013 World Series ring. At the start of spring training, the veteran right-hander decided it was time to hang up the spikes after 16 seasons in the majors. Dempster, who turns 37 in May, said Monday it’s been a little strange not being around the ballpark on an every day basis.
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Dempster announced he would be stepping away from baseball in February and forfeited his $13.25 million salary.
Ryan Dempster returns to Fenway Park for Red Sox' ring ceremony

Ryan Dempster returns to Fenway Park for Red Sox' ring ceremony

Ryan Dempster says he doesn't much miss pitching every five days. But he wasn't about to miss this.Every player who had a hand in winning the World Series title has been invited back for the Red Sox' home opener today at Fenway Park, and Dempster gladly accepted. He even got dressed in a team-issued red pullover, grabbed a mitt, and walked to the outfield with his son as a warm-up for receiving his championship ring in a pregame ceremony set to begin at approximately 1 p.m.

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