David Ortiz On Recovery: ‘It’s A Roller Coaster, Bro’

August 13, 2012 12:00 AM
David Ortiz On Recovery: ‘It’s A Roller Coaster, Bro’
" BOSTON (CBS) — David Ortiz has not played in a game since July 16, which is maddening enough for just about any player. What’s making matters worse for Ortiz is that he just can’t know when he’ll be able to play again.

The designated hitter, nursing an Achilles injury, had hoped to return to game action over the weekend in Cleveland. However, he never was able to complete his workouts pain-free, so he remains on the disabled list for the time being.

“It hasn’t healed like we were expecting,” Ortiz said Sunday in Cleveland, according to the Boston Herald. “I had a good day the other day at Fenway. I ran and I was feeling pain, but not as bad. After that one day, I got sore again "

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