Ortiz reports no pain in injured left wrist after batting practice

Updated: July 8, 2008, 7:24 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Red Sox slugger David Ortiz reported no pain Tuesday, a day after he took his first on-field batting practice since injuring a tendon in his left wrist almost six weeks ago.

"That was good news," Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "We'll see how he feels at the end of the week and then we'll go from there."

Ortiz will continue to take batting practice with the team and work up to the point where he can test his wrist with a swing similar to the one he injured it on in the ...

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