David Ortiz News Archive
Ortiz had two hits, two RBI, two runs scored and homered in Sunday's win over Kansas City. The homer was the 476th of his career and moved him into 29th place all time, ahead of Stan Musial and Willie Stargell.
Ortiz was ejected from Saturday's game against the Royals for flipping his bat into fair territory and staring down the home plate umpire after a hit.
Ortiz will play first base Thursday against Atlanta, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.
Ortiz is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Braves.
Ortiz went 1-for-2 with a three-run homer in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays.
Ortiz went 1-for-4 Saturday with two runs scored and a sixth inning solo shot off R.A. Dickey, his eighth home run of the season.
Ortiz went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Friday night's loss to the Blue Jays. The slumping designated hitter has hit safely in three straight and four of his last five.
Ortiz homered in Thursday night's loss to the Orioles. It was his first homer since May 19.
Ortiz was given the night off Friday because the Red Sox were facing a tough left-hander in Scott Kazmir.