5:29 AM EDT, Sun July 05, 2015
The Republican

David Ortiz breaks up double play with head, Boston Red Sox pull even with Houston Astros (Video)

David Ortiz broke up a double play with his head to help the Boston Red Sox tie the game up with the Houston Astros Friday night at Fenway Park.

Boston Herald

David Ortiz homers, Red Sox beat O's 5-1 despite injuries

BOSTON — The victory was overshadowed by two injuries. That's how things are going for the Boston Red Sox this season.David Ortiz's two-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday night despite losing two starters to injuries.Left fielder Hanley Ramirez left with a bruised left hand and second baseman Dustin Pedroia limped off after his tiebreaking, two-run single with right hamstring tightness.