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David Ortiz backs Alfredo Aceves

Updated: September 19, 2011, 6:34 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Designated hitter David Ortiz said he thinks that right-handed reliever Alfredo Aceves should be in the Red Sox's starting rotation.

"To be honest with you, the way things are going he should be starting," Ortiz said. "It's as simple as that. Give it a shot."

Aceves tossed three scoreless innings with four strikeouts in Boston's 6-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader. Rookie Kyle Weiland, who has made five major league starts and ...

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