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Ortiz will receive treatment on his left wrist in the offseason but shouldn't require surgery, Sean McAdam of CSN New England reports.
Ortiz's numbers saw a great decline in 2014 from previous seasons, dropping from a .309/.395/.564 batting line in 2013 to .263/.355/.517 this season, perhaps his first sign of aging. The 38-year-old has been a mainstay in the middle of the Red Sox's order since 2003. Ortiz is a free agent in the offseason, but may receive smaller offers in the offseason that the $15 million he made in 2014.
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Ortiz (wrist) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe.
Ortiz will miss his fifth straight game Sunday as the season comes to a close. He hit just .263 this year, but his 35 home runs were his most in a season since 2007. Yoenis Cespedes will serve as the DH again Sunday in Ortiz's place.
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Ortiz (wrist) is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Yankees.
Ortiz will sit out for the fourth straight game, and he will have just one more chance to start this season. Yoenis Cespedes will serve as the designated hitter for the Red Sox on Saturday.
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Ortiz (wrist) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
The 38-year-old may very well have played his final game of 2014, though the team hasn't officially shut him down. Ortiz is dealing with inflammation in his wrist and the team will take all the necessary precautions, sine he said it feels similar to how he felt when he suffered a ligament tear in 2008.
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Ortiz (wrist) may not play again this season, Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports.
Ortiz's wrist has become inflamed as a result of a check swing earlier in the week, and he said it feels similar to how he felt when he suffered a ligament tear in 2008. At this point, the Red Sox don't think his current injury is especially serious, but they will be cautious, putting Ortiz's availability for the weekend in question.
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Ortiz remains out of the lineup Thursday against the Rays, Alex Speier of WEEI.com reports.
The veteran will sit for the third time in four games as the non-contending Red Sox shuffling in some younger players. Yoenis Cespedes again gets the nod at DH.
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Ortiz is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Rays.
Ortiz will sit for the second time in the last three days, as Yoenis Cespedes will take over the DH duties Wednesday. He's hit three homers in his past three games, and figures to return to the lineup for the last few games of the season.
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Ortiz is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.
Ortiz has launched three home runs over the past two games, but he'll earn a well-deserved day of rest Sunday afternoon. Garin Cecchini will serve as the designated hitter in his stead, while Daniel Nava will bat third in the order.
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Ortiz belted a pair of homers in Friday's 5-3 win over the Orioles,
With five multi-hit efforts across his last 11 games, Ortiz seems intent on finishing the season strong. Overall during this stretch, the veteran slugger is batting .302 (13-for-43) with four home runs and seven RBI.
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Ortiz (personal) went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Thursday's loss at Pittsburgh.
Ortiz had missed the previous two games due to a family emergency, but he looks safe to use again.