Ortiz Back To DL, Red Sox Hopeful He Can Return This Season

August 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Ortiz Back To DL, Red Sox Hopeful He Can Return This Season
" BOSTON (CBS) –  After returning for just one game, Red Sox DH David Ortiz is heading back to the disabled list.

The team is not ruling out their leading hitter returning by the end of the season though.

“We have expectations that he’ll be back depending on how this treatment goes,” manager Bobby Valentine said Monday morning. “The treatment will last a week or so where he won’t be able to play, so we’ll give him the full benefit to 15 days, retroactive to the last time he played (on Friday), and see if we can’t get him back before the end of the season.”

Ortiz will receive an injection on his ailing right Achilles on Monday, and will not travel west with the team following Monday’s game. He is expected to join the club on their nine-game road trip, which begins Tuesday against the Angels "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Monday, August 27, 2012 by Washington Post (blog)

David Ortiz, back on disabled list, hopes to return this season

The return of David Ortiz (with Manager Bobby Valentine) from the disabled list lasted one game. (Michael Dwyer / AP) David Ortiz may be headed to the 15-day disabled list, but that doesn't mean that he's finished with the Boston Red Sox. Ortiz, who ...

Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012 by New York Times

Orioles Keep Winning One-Run Games

The Red Sox again placed designated hitter David Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right Achilles' tendon. ROCKIES 10, DODGERS 0 Jeff Francis and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as host Colorado spoiled the Dodgers debut ...

Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012 by WEEI.com

David Ortiz wants to be back, not worried about injury's...

On the one hand, when on the field, David Ortiz has been one of the most productive — if not the most productive — American League players in the batter's box this year. He's hitting .318 with a .415 OBP, .611 slugging mark (best in the AL) and 1.026 ...

Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012 by MLB.com

Ortiz lands back on DL, hopes to return this season

With the Red Sox's playoff chances fading, Ortiz likely won't be back on the field again unless the circumstances are ideal for him, but the plan is to try. He's a free agent again this year with his sights set on a multiyear deal, and he has the ...

Read more