Red Sox, DH could face arbitration

Updated: January 30, 2012, 10:04 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was oddly circumspect on Monday when asked about arbitration hearings for designated hitter David Ortiz and pitcher Alfredo Aceves, saying he preferred not to reveal when they are scheduled to be held.

The Red Sox have not had a player go to a hearing since Tim Wakefield in 2002, and Ortiz and Aceves are the last of Boston's arbitration-eligible players yet to come to terms. Hearings begin Tuesday and will continue over the next three ...

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