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  • March 26, 2019
    BOSTON -- The way?David Ortiz?sees it, his right shin is only battered and bruised, not broken.With the Boston Red Sox?in a three-way fight for the division title, Ortiz texted manager John Farrell on Thursday and said he was ready to play.Right now, youve got to bring to the table everything youve got, Ortiz said before Boston fell 4-2 in the finale of a three-game series against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. I know Im a big person in the lineup, and you guys know me: If I can go, I go.Ortiz went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored Thursday, a day after he had to be helped from the field in the ninth inning, when he fouled a 99 mph fastball from Yankees?closer Dellin Betances off his right shin.Ortiz, who intends to retire after this season, said he lost feeling in his leg -- Everything was tingly, he said -- and didnt regain sensation until he was undergoing an x-ray, which came back negative for a fracture.Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Ortiz was walking regularly again before leaving Fenway Park. And by the time he awoke Thursday morning, Ortiz estimated the swelling had diminished by about 30 percent.I called John and I told him, Dont take me out of the lineup, Ortiz said. Weve got 50 games [left]. Weve got to grind out there. Weve got to keep on fighting.Ortiz, 40, has been dealing with soreness in his feet and heels throughout his farewell season. After playing first base for six innings last Saturday in an interleague game in Los Angeles, the first time all season he has played a defensive position, Ortiz had to leave the game.I feel like s---. I just keep on going, Ortiz said. I mean, the more games you play, the more your body wears out. But that aint in my mind right now. My mind is just all about keep on rolling.While Ortiz returned to the lineup, the Red Sox were without All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts, who left Wednesday nights game in the eighth inning with tightness in his right calf.The Sox havent ordered an MRI exam, but Farrell said Betts was still sore and needed at least a full day of treatment. Betts?wasnt available to come off the bench Thursday night. Discount Balenciaga Ireland . The 20-year-old Pelicans big man glanced up and smiled widely at the well-wishers -- a fitting end to a day he wont soon forget. Davis responded to his selection earlier in the day as a Western Conference All-Star with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-91 on Friday night. Cheap Balenciaga Ireland . "No difference at all," chirped U.S. roommate and linemate James van Riemsdyk. "Its still the same cranky Phil. . The quest begins with what is supposed to be an easy one, although Germany has traditionally been a stubborn opponent to Canadian teams at international tournaments. Wholesale Balenciaga Ireland . -- Brandon Jennings made the most of his first game with the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Balenciaga Trainers Ireland . -- If Henry Burris has his way, he will be the starting quarterback to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats back to the Grey Cup next year. She might be a gold medal-winning gymnast, but Simone Biles is still starstruck by celebrities, including Kim Kardashian and Zac Efron.Both tweeted at the 19-year-old this week to show respect.Biles told USA Today, I was very surprised.?I didnt even know. ...?I love the Kardashianss, and their daughters just so cute.ddddddddddddWhen asked which tweet was more special, Biles said: Thats mean. But Zac Efron because Ive, like, argh. ' ' '