Ortiz is all but sure to start Opening Day at first base, and probably at least one other game in that series.
Manager John Farrell said that Ortiz will probably get game action at first base "later in camp."
Typically, the Red Sox always deploy the DH for Spring Training road games against National League teams. But Farrell said that some of his starting pitchers might be in the lineup late in camp, in anticipation for possible at-bats in Philadelphia.
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