That was the word from manager Bobby Valentine after Ortiz sat out his second straight game Sunday.
He missed 35 games with a sore right Achilles tendon before returning Friday, going 2 for 4 with a double and aggravating the injury.
He has not played since.
“It’s likely that if he doesn’t have a miraculous recovery tonight, we’ll have a DL situation tomorrow,” Valentine said, declining to say whether a move to the disabled list at this point in the year would be season-ending.
“I know David wants to be with the team and he wants to do what he’s done all year, and that’s to be a major contributor.”
Ortiz said before the game that he is unable to concentrate on batting because he is worried about his leg "
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