Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/10/12
It looks like Red Sox Nation's long nightmare is finally coming to a close. David Ortiz appears healthy and ready to go, and will almost certainly make his first appearance since he injured his Achilles tendon on July 16 before the team leaves Cleveland. For a Red Sox team that is 3-7 in its last 10 games, despite a torrid streak by Adrian Gonzalez, the return of their stalwart at designated hitter can only signify good things. Ortiz was batting .316 with 23 home runs and 58 RBIs when he went on the disabled list. He still leads the American...

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