|May 19 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 CST11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-Ortiz homered twice and drove in six runs to torment his former team once again, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 12-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
Analysis: Ortiz is 19 for 37 with five homers and 16 RBIs at Target Field. He has three hits in each of the last two games and is batting .362 in 24 contests this season.
|May 18 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 CST2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Ortiz had three hits and drove in a run in the Red Sox's 3-2 win in 10 innings over Minnesota on Friday.
Analysis: Ortiz, batting .344 in 23 games, was 10 for 50 (.200) in his first 13 this month.
|May 15 10:33 AM PT11:33 AM MT12:33 PM CT1:33 PM ET13:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 CST10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE12:33 PM CT-Ortiz hit a three-run blast Tuesday in a 5-3 loss to the Rays.
Analysis: Ortiz has five jacks and 20 RBIs on the season. He could be a candidate for MVP honors at this pace.
|May 9 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 CST10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Orti's streak ended as the Red Sox were dominated by the Twins 15-8 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Ortiz went 0 for 5 with two strikeouts and three groundouts to snap his 27-game hitting streak, dating to last season. Ortiz had hit safely in his first 15 games this season, giving him Boston's longest streak since Manny Ramirez also hit in 27 straight in 2006.
|May 8 11:31 AM PT12:31 PM MT1:31 PM CT2:31 PM ET14:31 ET18:31 GMT2:31 CST11:31 AM MST1:31 PM EST2:01 PM VEN22:31 UAE1:31 PM CT-Ortiz stretched his hitting streak to 27 games as the Red Sox fell to the Twins 6-1 on Tuesday.
Analysis: The run began before he sustained a season-ending injury in August. He has at least one hit in all 15 games he's played this season.
|May 6 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET14:43 ET18:43 GMT2:43 CST11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST2:13 PM VEN22:43 UAE1:43 PM CT-Ortiz hit his fourth homer of the season in Boston's 4-3 loss at Texas Sunday.
Analysis: Ortiz has hit safely in all 13 of his games, batting .440 with an .840 slugging percentage.
|May 4 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 CST3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Ortiz beat out an infield single in Friday's 7-0 loss to Texas, extending his season-opening hitting streak to 11 games since coming off the disabled list for Boston.
Analysis: Ortiz is batting .465 (20 for 43) with seven doubles, three homers and 15 RBIs in 2013. He has an overall hitting streak of 23 games dating to last season, the longest active streak in the majors.
|May 1 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET14:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 CST11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST1:30 PM VEN22:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Ortiz was 2 for 4 with a home run, double and four RBIs in Boston's 9-7 loss at Toronto on Tuesday.
Analysis: Ortiz has done little wrong since coming off the disabled list, collecting at least one hit in all nine games and batting .500 with 15 RBIs.
|Apr. 29 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 CST2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Ortiz went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in Sunday's 6-1 win over Houston.
Analysis: Ortiz has hit safely in all eight games since coming off the DL, going 16 for 31 with two homers and 11 RBIs.
|Apr. 28 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 CST3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Ortiz stayed hot with two hits and three RBIs in an 8-4 win over Houston on Saturday.
Analysis: Ortiz has hit safely in each of his eight games this season. He's hitting 16 for 31 (.516) with two homers and 11 RBIs.
|Apr. 27 12:07 PM PT1:07 PM MT2:07 PM CT3:07 PM ET15:07 ET19:07 GMT3:07 CST12:07 PM MST2:07 PM EST2:37 PM VEN23:07 UAE2:07 PM CT-Ortiz homered for the second straight night in Friday's 7-3 win over Houston.
Analysis: Ortiz has hit safely in all six games since he came off the DL last weekend and has an 18-game hitting streak dating back to last July.
|Apr. 26 12:11 PM PT1:11 PM MT2:11 PM CT3:11 PM ET15:11 ET19:11 GMT3:11 CST12:11 PM MST2:11 PM EST2:41 PM VEN23:11 UAE2:11 PM CT-Ortiz went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, boosting his batting average over .500 as the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 7-2 Thursday night to win their eighth straight series opener.
Analysis: Ortiz, who also scored three runs, is 11 for 20 (.550) with five RBIs since returning last weekend. He missed 71 of last year's final 72 games and most of the first three weeks this season because of a heel injury.
|Apr. 25 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 CST11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Ortiz had two hits and drove in a run, Stephen Drew hit a two-run triple, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon to take a three-game series.
Analysis: Ortiz is 8 for 16 since returning to the lineup on Saturday for the first time since last August. He missed 71 of the final 72 games last season and all of spring training's with an Achilles tendon injury.
|Mar. 31 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 CST2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Ortiz made his return for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday following an eight-month layoff.
Analysis: The 37-year-old was activated from the disabled list Friday. Ortiz injured his right Achilles tendon running the bases on July 17 and appeared just once in Boston's final 72 games, going 2 for 3 against the Royals on Aug. 24.
|Mar. 18 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET20:06 ET0:06 GMT8:06 CST5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST7:36 PM VEN4:06 UAE (+1)6:06 PM CT-Ortiz canceled a batting practice session because heel pain that has sidelined the Boston Red Sox designated hitter for nine days is still too great for him to play.
Analysis: MRIs last week revealed inflammation in both heels. The eight-time All-Star is making his way back from a strained right Achilles tendon that limited him to 90 games last season. Red Sox manager John Farrell on Monday said Oritz is "not ready for that next phase." Initially, Boston thought Ortiz would be able to resume activities in about a week.
|Feb. 27 3:59 PM PT4:59 PM MT5:59 PM CT6:59 PM ET18:59 ET23:59 GMT7:59 CST4:59 PM MST6:59 PM EST7:29 PM VEN3:59 UAE (+1)5:59 PM CT-Ortiz has left the team for a few days to return to the Dominican Republic for a personal matter.
Analysis: Before Wednesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles, Boston manager John Farrell said that Ortiz, who has yet to play this spring training, should be back by Friday.