Found April 16, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: David Ortiz
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
David Ortiz has missed his last two rehab assignment starts.  On Sunday, he was scratched due to illness.  Yesterday, Ortiz was a late scratch because of heel soreness.  He is scheduled to play an afternoon game today, but his status is uncertain to this point. Evan Drellich of MassLive.com says the heel soreness is considered mild, but it is a setback nonetheless.  The Red Sox are monitoring the situation, but the club is still confident in Ortiz's progress so far.  Boston's manager John Farrell expects Ortiz in this afternoon's lineup for Triple-A Pawtucket. “We fully expect David to be back in the lineup tonight in Pawtucket for hopefully four at-bats to continue his progression as well," Red Sox manager John Farrell said Monday morning. Ortiz has not played for the Red Sox yet this season.  He missed spring training as his achilles injury flared up.  The current problem with his heel is directly related to the achilles.  Ortiz suffered a strained achilles last season and sat out most of the second half.  Unfortunately, his time away was not enough to allow him to be ready for the start of this season. The Red Sox are hoping to get Ortiz soon.  The club has held its own so far this season, but Ortiz's bat would certainly be of some help.  He hit .318/.415/.611 with 23 home runs in just 90 games last season.  Boston is hoping for more of that production when Ortiz returns to the 25-man roster. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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