Bobby won't count Papi out; Hill activated

OAKLAND -- Although WEEI.com reported that David Ortiz is not likely to play again this season, Bobby Valentine said he's still under the impression that "he's going to try. That's the last I heard. It's old news."

Valentine had said that Ortiz's platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection went well earlier this week, and he was expecting to see Ortiz rejoin the team either next week in Seattle or next weekend back in Boston.

As expected the Red Sox activated left-hander Rich Hill on the first day of expanded rosters. The Red Sox are not expected to bring up any more players from Triple-A until Pawtucket's season is over.