Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 3/15/13
  [caption id="attachment_58527" align="aligncenter" width="300"] It is unlikely that David Ortiz will be ready for Opening Day 2013 (Photo credit - CBSSports.com)[/caption] It was July 16, 2012. The Boston Red Sox were facing the Chicago White Sox in a midsummer match-up of two American League teams. One of whom was struggling to find its identity for the season, and another that was battling for first place in their division. One might think that it would been the Red Sox that would be the team battling for first. The Red Sox, coming off of one of the most tumultuous seasons the year before, were only mediocre at this point in the season with a 45-44 record going in. The White Sox were 2.5 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central and had just traded for one of Boston's stars in Kevin Youkilis. Youkilis would be returning to Fenway Park for the first time since the trade. The storyline of the game still revolved around Youkilis, as well as the return of outfielders Carl ...
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