Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:43:33 -0700
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is having a routine day off for rest Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:15 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and 1B Mike Napoli (back) are out of the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:00:07 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (undisclosed) left the game Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim due to "general soreness," according to manager John Farrell.
Fantasy Tip: It doesn't sound too terribly serious, and Big Papi could be back in the lineup as soon as Thursday for the series finale.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:19:55 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz tied a career high with six RBIs Saturday, Aug. 16. He finished the game 3-for-5 with two home runs and two runs scored to go along with the six RBIs.
Fantasy Tip: His .252 batting average is a little lower than normal, but it's tough to complain about his power numbers. Ortiz now has 28 home runs and 91 RBIs on the year, and he needs to be in fantasy lineups on a daily basis.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:39:49 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz was scratched from the lineup Thursday, Aug. 7, due to wet grounds. He had been scheduled to start at first base. 1B Mike Napoli will replace him in the lineup.
Fantasy Tip: The Red Sox game was being delayed due to inclement weather. We know it's late, but if you can still make the move, switch Ortiz to a bench spot in your daily lineups.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:47:59 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Daniel Nava will play left field and bat second Sunday, July 27, at the Tampa Bay Rays. 2B Dustin Pedroia moves into the No. 3 spot, while DH David Ortiz will bat cleanup in the absence of 1B Mike Napoli (undisclosed). 1B Mike Carp will play first base and bat sixth. OF Shane Victorino will hit fifth.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:12:25 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (back) is in the lineup Friday, July 25.
Fantasy Tip: He's probably a bit sore after back spasms erupted following a checked swing on Thursday, but you should be complacent with installing him in your Friday lineup.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:48:49 -0700
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (back) felt back spasms when he checked a swing Thursday, July 24. Ortiz was examined after the game.
Fantasy Tip: An initial diagnosis could paint a clearer picture, but for now, consider Ortiz day-to-day.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:32:39 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz (undisclosed) left the game early Thursday, July 24, after checking a swing. Ortiz appeared to place his hand on his back.
Fantasy Tip: The game was well out of hand, so his exit could be mainly precautionary. With David Price starting against the Red Sox tomorrow, Ortiz could receive an additional rest day. Check back for updates.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:10:40 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz entered the game Monday, July 21, against the Toronto Blue Jays on a 1-for-13 slide, and he was hitless in 11 straight at-bats until his third plate appearance Monday. He broke out with a pair of homers and he passed Carl Yastrzemski for 35th place on the all-time homers list with 453.