Late shift

By Dan Hickling
Globe Correspondent

PORTLAND, Maine – With Connecticut leading, 10-6, Ortiz batted in the bottom of the fifth for what we presume might be the final time.

He was retired on the “Papi Shift,” with Haines moving to the right of second, where he snared Ortiz’s slow roller and threw him out easily.

Ortiz saw six pitches in the trip, working a full count.

More to come.


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