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Ortiz likely to start on Wednesday

Terry Francona said this afternoon that David Ortiz is shooting for a wednesday return to the Sox lineup.

Ortiz hit off a tee and was attempting to do some work in the batting cage as well. Ortiz injured his left shoulder while sliding head first into second base on Friday. He’s been out ever since with a strain. An MRI taken on his shoulder showed no structural damage.


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