Ortiz Receives Injection For Right Achilles

August 7, 2012 12:00 AM
Ortiz Receives Injection For Right Achilles
" BOSTON (CBS) – Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz said he felt better after receiving an injection Monday afternoon to help the pain and swelling in his right Achilles strain.

“I don’t feel my foot right now and that means I feel good,” Ortiz said following Boston’s 9-2 win over the Texas Rangers Monday night. “It’s going to be there for six to eight hours, but it’s supposed to get things better. I guess I have to give it a couple of days to see what the reaction is going to be like and go from there.”

“He felt great,” said manager Bobby Valentine "

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