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Red Sox spring training

Opening Day doubtful for Ortiz

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. —David Ortiz will be shut down for at least five to seven days by the Red Sox with inflammation in both of his heels. There seems to be only a slim chance that he will be ready for Opening Day.

Ortiz, 37, had an MRI on Saturday and the results were determined on Sunday by team doctors.

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