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:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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