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Hurting David Ortiz out of lineup

Updated: August 26, 2012, 10:02 AM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When Adrian Gonzalez was shipped to Los Angeles in the megadeal that became official Saturday afternoon, it left the Red Sox with just one big bat in the middle of its lineup, that being the imposing presence of designated hitter David Ortiz. However, a day after returning from an Achilles strain, Ortiz was out of the lineup and perhaps in need of more time off.

"We're going to evaluate, meet and evaluate his situation again," manager Bobby Valentine said before the Red ...

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