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David Ortiz sees some things differently

OAKLAND, Calif. — This is not another defense of David Ortiz, just an understanding of his viewpoint.

He was wrong to go after scorekeeper Bob Ellis Wednesday. MLB vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre was right to issue a statement denouncing Ortiz’s public displeasure over the call in which his hard grounder to Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was ruled an error.

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