David Ortiz News Archive
Ortiz hit his 25th home run of the season Sunday, a three-run shot that was his fifth in his last seven games.
Ortiz (back) is in the lineup batting third against David Price and the Rays on Friday, the Providence Journal's Brian MacPherson reports.
Ortiz was diagnosed with mid-back spasms following his removal from Thursday's tilt with the Blue Jays, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.
Ortiz was removed from Thursday's game against the Blue Jays after suffering an apparent back injury during his ninth-inning at-bat, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Ortiz went 1-for-4 Wednesday against the Blue Jays, hitting his 24th home run of the season.
Ortiz led the offensive charge for the Red Sox on Monday, going 2-for-5 with a pair of home runs a 14-1 win over the Blue Jays.
Ortiz was 0-for-5 in Sunday's win over Kansas City and finished the three-game series going 1-for-13 with just two hard-hit balls. His average dropped to .249.
Ortiz went 4-for-5 with a double, a walk and two RBI Sunday against the Orioles.
Ortiz is back in the lineup for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, the Providence Journal's Tim Britton reports.
Ortiz is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles.