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Ortiz, Napoli part-time participants for Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. — As the Red Sox gathered for their first full-squad workout on Friday, two important players spent most of the time watching.

Designated hitter David Ortiz and first baseman Mike Napoli were part-time participants because of injuries. Ortiz is still recovering from an Achilles’ tendon strain that occurred in July and Napoli is being held back because of a condition in his hips.

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