David Ortiz's return delayed

Updated: July 31, 2012, 6:52 PM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz confirmed Tuesday that he will not come off the disabled list when he's eligible on Wednesday.

"Not tomorrow," said Ortiz, who has been out since July 17 with a right Achilles strain. "Still limping a little bit when I walk. Got to be pain free first before I can start running."

Ortiz, who wasn't able to do some scheduled agility drills over the weekend in New York because of the pain, took some swings during batting ...

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