MLB

Ortiz day-to-day with back spasms after late-game exit

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
7/24/2014 6:44:52 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox left Thursday's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth inning with back spasms after check swinging on a pitch by Rob Rasmussen.

Ortiz was escorted off the field while clutching his back. He was replaced by pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes.

The 38-year-old designated hitter hit four home runs in four games against the Blue Jays in the series including his record breaking 37th career home run at the Rogers Centre. He passed Alex Rodriguez for the most home runs by a visiting batter at the stadium.

The native of the Dominican Republic leads the Red Sox with 24 home runs and 72 runs batted in 99 games this season.

Boston is in last place in the American League East, nine games back of the East-leading Baltimore Orioles.

David Ortiz (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story



Baseball Canada

Keep up with the latest on Canada's national programs from the governing body for amateur baseball in Canada.


Baseball Canada Website

Podcasts

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast : Episode 17 - Aug. 6th

Scott MacArthur, Richard Griffin & Gregor Chisholm discuss quiet trade deadline for the Blue Jays, struggling rotation & potential Biogenesis fallout.

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast: July 30 - Episode 15

Scott MacArthur & Toronto Star's Richard Griffin preview the trade deadline, Blue Jays' needs & being on Boston as Jon Lester rumours ramp up.

TSN 1050: Blue Lunch: July 9 - John McDonald

LA Angels infielder, John McDonald joined Blue Lunch to discuss his career from the time he left Toronto to the present.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television