David Ortiz, Daniel Nava Continue Hot Seasons Against Blue Jays in Toronto

by NESN Staff

June 2, 2012

David Ortiz, Daniel Nava Continue Hot Seasons Against Blue Jays in TorontoEditor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days.

David Ortiz has been hot all season, but he's reached an inferno-like level lately at the plate.

Ortiz unleashed his 13th home run of the season on Friday night in Toronto during a 2-for-3 outing in which he also had two RBIs.

The designated hitter isn't the only guy heating up. Daniel Nava went 4-for-5 and scored three runs in Friday's win. He's batting .314 on the season.

Here are the Red Sox and Indians temperatures for May 12.

Red Sox

David Ortiz, 96
Daniel Nava, 90
Scott Podsednik, 77
Will Middlebrooks, 77
Adrian Gonzalez, 75
Ryan Sweeney, 74
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, 74
Kelly Shoppach, 72
Dustin Pedroia, 71
Kevin Youkilis, 70
Marlon Byrd, 66
Mike Aviles, 63
Nick Punto, 51

Blue Jays

David Cooper, 91
Rajai Davis, 81
Colby Rasmus, 79
Edwin Encarnacion, 79
Omar Vizquel, 79
Brett Lawrie, 74
Yunel Escobar, 65
Jose Bautista, 64
Jeff Mathis, 62
J.P. Arencibia, 58
Kelly Johnson, 52

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