Rob Gronkowski shared his support for Ortiz Monday afternoon, calling the former designated hitter a “legend” and a “friend.” Similarly to Brady and Edelman, Gronk noted how important he is to the New England region.
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The Patriots also posted a message in support of Ortiz Monday, emphasizing how much he means to the city of Boston.
The Red Sox confirmed on Monday afternoon that Ortiz is flying to Boston for further medical care.
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