Pressure on Ortiz, Martinez

Red Sox counting on Papi's bat, V-Mart's defense

Updated: January 20, 2010, 9:27 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

With Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein seemingly done with his offseason shopping, barring a minor tweak or two, ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes is looking at the team position by position. Today, Edes breaks down the designated hitter, catcher and bench.

His father was seriously ill, and he didn't want to talk about it, even as he went the first six weeks without hitting a home run. His name was connected to the list of 100-plus players testing positive for use of performance enhancers ...

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