David Ortiz sent back to DL

Updated: August 28, 2012, 6:35 PM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox on Monday put ailing designated hitter David Ortiz back on the disabled list with a right Achilles strain, but the slugger has yet to close the door on a potential return later this season.

Ortiz will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in the area of the strain, something he says works 60 to 70 percent of the time.

After the injection, the team will determine whether the 36-year-old slugger will be able to play again this season. Ortiz received similar ...

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