David Ortiz DH BOS 15 hours ago

Ortiz's two-run homer in the eighth inning provided the winning margin in Boston's 4-2 victory over the Yankees.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Ortiz got to Dellin Betances as Boston scored all of its runs in the seventh and eighth innings to overturn a 2-0 deficit. The 40-year-old designated hitter has multiple hits in four of his last six games and leads the Red Sox with 18 RBI and 15 extra-base hits (.613 slugging percentage).

David Ortiz DH BOS 3 days ago

Ortiz is back in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Braves, batting fourth.

Competitive Edge Analysis

With the Red Sox's current series with the Braves transitioning up to Fenway Park on Wednesday, Boston will once again have the luxury of using Ortiz at the DH spot. Ortiz will be facing Atlanta starter Bud Norris on Wednesday. In 14 career at-bats against Norris, Ortiz has a .267/.267/.667 slash line with a pair of home runs and three strikeouts.

David Ortiz DH BOS 4 days ago

Ortiz is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Braves, Scott Lauber of ESPN.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

With Boston finishing up a two-game set in a National League park, manager John Farrell will elect to give Ortiz another day off rather than try his hand at first base. The 40-year-old struck out as a pinch-hitter Monday and will likely be available in a similar capacity again Tuesday.

David Ortiz DH BOS 5 days ago

Ortiz is unlikely to start Tuesday's game after not appearing in the starting lineup against the Braves on Monday, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Ortiz will likely sit out both games against the Braves during a two-game Interleague series starting on Monday. The 40-year-old will earn some much deserved rest, but will be available off of the bench if needed in either contest.

David Ortiz DH BOS 5 days ago

Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Monday against Atlanta, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

With the Red Sox in Atlanta for a two-game Interleague series, Ortiz may get two days off depending on their plans for Tuesday. Hanley Ramirez is also resting Monday, leaving Travis Shaw to man first base.

David Ortiz DH BOS 1 week ago

Ortiz went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Rays.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Boston designated hitter has had a great start to the season, hitting .295 with three home runs and 13 RBI. Ortiz isn't letting age slow him down, as he should still be a good source of power and RBI hitting in the middle of the Red Sox lineup this season.

David Ortiz DH BOS 2 weeks ago

Ortiz is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Blue Jays, according to Alex Speier of The Boston Globe.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The Red Sox are loading up on right-handed hitters against J.A. Happy and playing earlier than usual Monday due to Patriots' Day, so the veteran Ortiz will get to sit back and enjoy the festivities. Hanley Ramirez will serve as Boston's designated hitter in Ortiz's place.

David Ortiz DH BOS 2 weeks ago

Ortiz was 1-for-2 with a walk, a stolen base, and two RBI in Boston's win over Toronto on Friday night.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Ortiz is off to a hot start, hitting .333 and driving in 10 runs. And, yes, you read that right, he also logged his first stolen base of the season. In fact, it was his first since 2013 when he swiped four bags. The batting average and runs batted in could very well continue, but the stolen base total might never become a huge fantasy asset.

David Ortiz DH BOS 3 weeks ago

Ortiz homered, his third, as part of a 2-for-4 game with three RBI in Tuesday's loss to Baltimore.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Ortiz is on fire to begin the season, sporting a .346/.393/.846 line behind the strength of seven extra-base hits, including a double to go with Tuesday's home run. Ortiz's nine RBI puts him one behind Tyler White and Prince Fielder for the American League lead.

David Ortiz DH BOS 3 weeks ago

Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Saturday, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Ortiz gets the day off after reaching base safely in the first three games. Hanley Ramirez will move off first base to serve as the designated hitter against R.A. Dickey.