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2014 Avg.
.267
 
Career Avg.
.285
Name  David Ortiz
Born  11/18/1975
Height  6-4
Weight  230
Number  34
Position  DH
Bats  L
Throws  L
8/29/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is 5-for-12 with a home run and eight RBI against Rays young right-hander Chris Archer.
Insight: Ortiz has been in and out of the lineup of late with various nicks and scrapes, but Big Papi is batting .267 with 30 home runs and 94 RBI this season.
 
8/27/2014 4:44:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz will return to the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Ortiz fouled a ball off his right foot on Sunday and sat out both games on Monday and Tuesday. Big Papi is batting .265 with 30 home runs and 93 RBI this season.
 
8/26/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz left Sunday's game with an apparent injury and will miss his second consecutive game.
Insight: Ortiz limped down the first base line after a single in the sixth inning and Kelly Johnson pinch ran for him. He also left Saturday's game early, but that was due to a bruised elbow caused by a hit by pitch and is unrelated. Mike Napoli will DH and Allen Craig will get the start at 1B.
 
8/25/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz left Sunday's game with an apparent injury and is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Ortiz limped down the first base line after a single in the sixth inning and Kelly Johnson pinch ran for him. He also left Saturday's game early, but that was due to a bruised elbow caused by a hit by pitch and is unrelated. Mike Napoli will DH and Allen Craig will get the start at 1B.
 
Hot8/24/2014 4:33:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz left Sunday's game with an apparent injury, according to Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston.com.
Insight: Ortiz limped down the first base line after a single in the sixth inning and Kelly Johnson pinch ran for him. He also left Saturday's game early, but that was due to a bruised elbow caused by a hit by pitch and is unrelated.
 
Hot8/24/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left Saturday's game against the Mariners with a bruised left elbow, but is expected to return Sunday, according to manager John Farrell.
Insight: Fantasy owners should watch carefully as Ortiz has an excellent record against Sunday's starter Hisashi Iwakuma. He's 4-for-7 with a double and a pair of home runs versus the Mariners ace right-hander. Update: Ortiz is in Sunday's starting lineup
 
Hot8/23/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left Saturday's game against the Mariners with a bruised left elbow, according to Greg Johns of mlb.com.
Insight: Ortiz was hit by a pitch in the sixth inning and Kelly Johnson pinch hit for him in his next at-bat.
 
Hot8/22/2014 3:30:00 PM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is hitting 11-for-34 (.324) in his career against Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez.
Insight: Ortiz was not in the starting lineup on Thursday, so double check to make sure he is playing, but don't be afraid to start him against the potential AL CY Young Award winner. Ortiz is eight for his last 10 with two home runs. Update: Ortiz is back in the Red Sox lineup.
 
Hot8/22/2014 10:13:00 AM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is hitting 11-for-34 (.324) in his career against Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez.
Insight: Ortiz was not in the starting lineup on Thursday, so double check to make sure he is playing, but don't be afraid to start him against the potential AL CY Young Award winner. Ortiz is eight for his last 10 with two home runs.
 
Hot8/21/2014 3:58:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is not in Thursday's starting lineup. Just activated Allen Craig will be the DH Thursday versus Matt Shoemaker and the Angels.
Insight: Ortiz seemed to hurt himself on one of his swings Wednesday night, so this isn't a big surprise. He is locked in, however, having gone 14-for-26 (.538) with two doubles, nine RBI and six walks over his last seven games. Hopefully, it's nothing serious.
 
Hot8/21/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz went 4-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday against the Angels, but also seemed to be moving slower than normal.
Insight: Ortiz seemed to hurt himself on one of his swings. He is locked in, however, having gone 14-for-26 (.538) with two doubles, nine RBI and six walks over his last seven games. Hopefully, it's nothing serious.
 
Hot8/20/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz went 4-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday against the Angels.
Insight: Ortiz is locked in. He's gone 14-for-26 (.538) with two doubles, nine RBI and six walks over his last seven games.
 
Hot8/19/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz has gone 15-for-50 (.300) with three doubles, four homers and 15 RBI in August.
Insight: Ortiz went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two walks Tuesday against the Angels. He's fourth in the AL with 29 homers and leads the majors with 92 RBI.
 
8/18/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz has struggled versus Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson going 2-for-16 (.125) with no homers and five strikeouts.
Insight: Ortiz had a solid weekend series against Houston with two homers and seven RBI. His batting average is a bit below expectations, but he's still supplying power (28 HR) and RBIs (91). This matchup, however, isn't a good one for Big Papi.
 
8/14/2014 4:23:00 PM
Description: Finally, Red Sox DH David Ortiz is back in the lineup.
Insight: It's tough to be a DH in a National League city. Ortiz and his fantasy owners will be happy to know Boston's next 31 games will have the DH.
 
Hot8/13/2014 12:20:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz isn't in the lineup Wednesday afternoon at Cincinnati.
Insight: Boston can't use the DH in an NL park, so Ortiz will take a seat while Mike Napoli mans first base.
 
Hot8/6/2014 5:54:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is out of the lineup Wednesday at St. Louis.
Insight: Boston can't use the DH in an NL park, so Ortiz will sit after playing first base Tuesday. Mike Napoli is back in the lineup.
 
Hot7/30/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is getting the night off on Wednesday.
Insight: Ortiz is getting a routine day off against left-hander Mark Buehrle even though he has good career numbers against the veteran. Ortiz has swatted five home runs and driven in 13 in his last nine games.
 
Hot7/30/2014 12:35:00 PM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is 25-for-79 (.316) with nine doubles and four home runs in his career against Toronto's Mark Buehrle.
Insight: Ortiz has swatted five home runs and driven in 13 in his last nine games. Make sure he's in your lineup Wednesday against Buehrle, who has struggled lately.
 
Hot7/28/2014 9:51:00 AM
Description: Red Sox DH David Ortiz is 5-for-15 with two doubles and two home runs versus Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey.
Insight: Ortiz has been on fire with five home runs and seven extra-base hits in his last seven games. The only one hotter is Cleveland's Carlos Santana (six homers in six games).
 

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