David Ortiz Slams Home Run, Feels Right at Home Hitting Fifth

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David Ortiz Slams Home Run, Feels Right at Home Hitting Fifth David Ortiz
hammered his ninth home run of the season as the Red Sox beat the Rays 6-1 on Monday at the Trop.

A big reason for Ortiz’s resurgence after a slow start? A mechanical tweak to his batting stance.

“I have been getting my hand close to my body on the inside,” Ortiz told Heidi Watney on Red Sox Extra Innings.

The home run was certainly welcome against the MLB-best Rays.

“Tampa is playing unbelievable,” Ortiz said. “They have just been killing everyone.”

Everyone except Ortiz, apparently.

Click on the video to hear more, as well as Dennis Eckersley‘s take on Ortiz batting in the five-hole.

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