5:39 PM EDT, Thu July 24, 2014
Full Count | WEEI

David Ortiz leaves game with lower back spasms

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left Thursday’s 8-0 loss against the Blue Jays in the middle of his ninth-inning at-bat after experiencing what manager John Farrell described to reporters as lower back spasms while checking his swing. Ortiz, who hit four homers in the first three games of the series, appeared to suffer the injury […]

Extra Bases | Boston Globe

David Ortiz Leaves Sox Game With Back Injury

According to media reports after Thursday’s game, Ortiz felt the twinge in his back during the at bat, but also felt a spasm in his seventh inning fly out on Wednesday.

Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston

Buchholz escapes injury, but can't dodge loss

TORONTO—There was a dazed aspect to Clay Buchholz’s pitching Wednesday night, and that was even before he took a comebacker from Munenori Kawasaki off the side of his head. The Red Sox barely had time to savor the 3-0 lead David Ortiz gave them with his fourth home run in three nights before Buchholz gave it all back in the bottom of the first, foreshadowing what would become a 6-4 Sox defeat. “I’ll take the blame for this one, for sure,’’ Buchholz said.

FOX Sports

Chris Distefano's Special Shout Out To Big Papi - @TheBuzzeronFOX

Comedian and MLB Off the Bat host Chris Distefano sends a special message to his friend David Ortiz. @TheBuzzer is a daily sports commentary, pop culture, and variety show for the social media generation. Stop by for new videos Monday through Friday feat

MLB

CHC@BOS: Ortiz anticipa base por bolas

7/1/14: David Ortiz anticipa base por bolas comenzando su trote a primera base antes de que el lanzador tira la pelota desde la loma