Scorer grants David Ortiz single

Updated: June 24, 2014, 2:42 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

SEATTLE -- Five days after Fenway Park official scorer Bob Ellis ruled that David Ortiz had reached safely on an error by Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer, prompting an on-field outburst from the Boston Red Sox designated hitter, the Red Sox announced Ellis reversed himself and gave Ortiz credit for a single.

Ellis did so before MLB exercised its normal protocol for reviewing a scorer's decision.

Ortiz said Monday that he was satisfied with the decision but said he was "not ...

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