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As injury lingers, David Ortiz sees big picture

FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz said Monday that he wasn’t surprised to learn that there was inflammation in his heels, particularly the left, given how he has felt in recent weeks.

The Red Sox slugger has been shut down for at least a week and is now likely to start the season on the disabled list. He has yet to play in a spring training game.

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