Red Sox cancel Ortiz bobblehead giveaway

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Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz celebrates his solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Boston, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (WPRI) — The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday they have canceled Tuesday’s David Ortiz bobblehead giveaway because the items were not up to par.

The team was planning to give a Big Papi bobblehead to the first 15,000 fans at the game.

According to a statement from the team on Twitter, the items were “unacceptable to the club and not appropriate for distribution.” A reason why was not immediately given.

The team has vowed to issue new bobbleheads “to all ticketed fans at a later date.”

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