Video: One-on-one with David Ortiz
In the video above, Red Sox DH David Ortiz talks with ESPNBoston.com's Joe McDonald about his offseason of uncertainty, his first impressions of Bobby Valentine and his take on Manny Ramirez playing for the Athletics.
"I think Manny's coming in with a new mentality. I think that's good for him, good for his family, good for the game. ... I'm happy to see him in the game again."
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