Ortiz's Bat Quiet, Complaints Loud

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David Ortiz is 1 for 11 in the first three games of the 2010 baseball season, and a good portion of Red Sox Nation (media included) is ready to kick him to the curb. On the heels of his dreadful start in 2009, there is little patience with the aging slugger. Especially if the Sox have trouble scoring runs as they did in last night’s 3-1 loss to the Yankees. (Curtis Granderson homered off Jonathan Papelbon in the 10th, which no doubt will start the drumbeat to replace Papelbon with Daniel Bard.)

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