So Manny Problems

David Ortiz speaks to the news media about his charity golf tournament in the Dominican Republic
(David Kamerman / Boston Globe Staff)

The Sun Comes Up, The Sun Goes Down, and David Ortiz
Is Whining About Getting Another Big Hitter

Ortiz Offers Up More on Manny, and Picks Pedroia Over Youk for MVP
Papi Wants Another Power Bat Around Him Next Year
Meanwhile, Sox Fans Are Hoping Papi Can Still Get Around on a Fastball
Next Thing You Know David Will Be Complaining About Balls and Strikes
And the Desire to Speed Up the Games... Hey Wait a Minute...

"I'll tell you one thing, if you get the opportunity to get a guy that can hit 30 homers and get 100 RBI, I bet you will find a position for him, guarantee... it can be in the outfield, it can be anywhere. As long as you provide guys that put up numbers like, let's say Manny did, we're gonna be [a contender] ...we're talking about a third guy [in addition to himself and Jason Bay]." -- 11.12.08, David Ortiz can't get it done with just J.D. Drew, Jason Bay, Kevin Youkilis, Dustin Pedroia, and Company

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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