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      Ortiz begins rehab assignment at PawSox home opener

      Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz begins a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday.

      He's scheduled to bat third in the line-up.

      Ortiz has been sidelined with heel inflammation this spring after missing much of the second half of last season with a right Achilles tendon injury.

      The PawSox open their 2013 season at McCoy Stadium on Thursday.

      Players will be honored with a special ring ceremony to celebrate last season's Governor's Cup championship.

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