Tag archive for ‘David Ortiz’

Bats, Bailey support Lester, give Red Sox series win over A’s

By Jeff Louderback Jon Lester was not as sharp on Wednesday as he was in his first fourĀ  outings, but the 29-year-old left-hander improved to 4-0 on the season with help from back-to-back three-run innings and Andrew Bailey‘s fifth save in Boston’s 6-5 win over the Oakland A’s. Lester needed 115 pitches to log 5.2 [...]

Ortiz delivers heartfelt message, two hits in his return to lineup

By Jeff Louderback Following his heartfelt message in Saturday’s pre-game ceremony to memorialize the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, Red Sox DH David Ortiz made his 2013 regular season debut and delivered two hits in Boston’s 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Ortiz’s RBI single off Kansas City right-hander James Shields in the [...]

Ortiz set to make 2013 Red Sox debut on Friday

By Jeff Louderback David Ortiz will likely make his 2013 debut with the Red Sox when they open a three-game series at Fenway Park against Kansas City on Friday. Ortiz belted a home run at Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday and finished his rehab stint 4-for-18 in five games with the PawSox. Ortiz, who is attempting [...]

Ortiz scratched on Sunday, likely to return to Red Sox by the weekend

By Jeff Louderback Stricken with what Red Sox manager John Farrell termed a “sinus funk,” David Ortiz was scratched from the Pawtucket lineup on Sunday for his scheduled rehab appearance. Ortiz is 3-for-7 with three RBI so far in his rehab stint with the PawSox. If the weather cooperates and he gets enough at-bats this [...]

Ortiz swats two hits in rehab stint debut at Pawtucket

By Jeff Louderback In his rehab stint debut at Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday night, David Ortiz stroked two singles and knocked in a run to help lead the PawSox past Rochester, 5-4. After Ortiz grounded the RBI single in the fifth inning, he advanced to third on Mark Hamilton‘s double and scored on Drew Sutton‘s [...]

Time for Red Sox to get Bradley seasoning at Pawtucket

By Jeff Louderback Jackie Bradley projects to be a key part of the Red Sox lineup for several seasons, and the soon-to-be 23-year-old outfielder has shown glimpses of just how exceptional he can play, yet it is time to option him to Triple-A Pawtucket and let him continue his development. After an 0-for-2 performance on [...]

Ortiz appears in extended spring training game

By Jeff Louderback Playing in a minor league extended spring training game in Ft. Myers on Monday, David Ortiz went 2-for-4 with a double and a single, Red Sox manager John Farrell told the media. According to Farrell, Ortiz ran the bases without hesitation and problems, and he is still on schedule to begin a [...]

Stephen Drew homers in rehab game tune-up

By Jeff Louderback In what could be his last rehab game before joining the Red Sox, shortstop Stephen Drew belted a home run in Double-A Portland’s 7-4 loss to Reading (Phillies). Drew, who was placed on the disabled list with concussion symptoms first experienced after he was hit in the helmet by a pitch during [...]

Ortiz slated to play in extended spring training game on Monday

By Jeff Louderback Fueled by Will Middlebrooks, who clubbed three dingers, the Red Sox belted six home runs in their 13-0 lambasting of Toronto on Sunday. More power could be on the way in the next 10 days to two weeks. David Ortiz, who is on the disabled list recovering from an injured right Achilles [...]

Ortiz ready for extended spring training

By Jeff Louderback In their first two games at Yankee Stadium, the Boston Red Sox have scored 15 runs, all without a home run. The lineup will receive a jolt of power by the middle of April if David Ortiz continues to progress with his rehabilitation from an Achilles heel injury. Ortiz said he felt [...]

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