Bobby Valentine recognizes how important David Ortiz is to the stability of the Red Sox’ everyday lineup.

Ortiz, who leads Boston in nearly every offensive category this season, could be headed for a few days on the shelf. The All-Star tweaked his Achilles tendon while rounding second base on Monday night, and it appeared the slugger could be in for a long recovery. But after the game both Valentine and Ortiz revealed that the injury appears minor, but it could still cost Ortiz a few days.

Ortiz and Valentine spoke about the injury after the Sox 5-1 win over Chicago on Monday night.

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