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Ortiz is stranded on the bench

Francona believes time off may help

David Ortiz was on the bench last night after going 0 for 7 and stranding 12 runners in Thursday's loss to the Angels. David Ortiz was on the bench last night after going 0 for 7 and stranding 12 runners in Thursday's loss to the Angels. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / May 16, 2009

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One day after David Ortiz had probably the worst game of his professional career - going 0 for 7 and leaving 12 men on base - the designated hitter got a seat on the bench, a move that his manager and teammates hoped would clear his head. (Full article: 1026 words)

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