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Red Sox Notebook

For David Ortiz and Red Sox, the wait continues

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Red Sox were working on learning signals Friday afternoon, a drill that involved players taking swings at balls thrown by a pitching machine while their teammates were on the bases.

When David Ortiz came to the plate, he defeated the purpose of the exercise by belting a ball high over the wall in center field.

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