BUT WHAT NEXT for the Red Sox? The idea of finding a replacement for Ortiz is daunting. He hit .315/.401/.620, leading the majors in slugging, extra-base hits (87), and OPS (1.020), blasting 38 homers, and leading the majors with 127 RBIs. Who else can be that sort of DH?
“I don’t know that that hitter exists right now, to be honest with you,” said Manager John Farrell.
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