Originally written on Bloody Sox  |  Last updated 11/19/14
By SBRForum.com Things are starting to heat up in the American League East, as designated hitter David Ortiz has been resigned by Boston, a move that may make the Red Sox one of the legitimate MLB picks for the 2013 season.   Ortiz is a big asset to the team for a number of reasons,  one of which being his great hitting ability and the other being his longevity as a threat on defense.  With these two going for him, he has certainly earned the right to be resigned by one of the most well renowned teams in Baseball. Ortiz had his season cut short in 2012 due to an Achilles heel injury.  He played 90 games and had a batting percentage of .318 and 23 home runs.  While not the most awe inspiring stats in the world, they are extremely good for someone of Ortiz’s age and experience.  If he can bounce back from the injury and play stronger in 2013, he will prove to be an extremely important acquisition for a Red Sox team that has struggled over the last few years.  They need to build the t...
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