Tommy Harper: Don't worry about Papi

Red Sox hitting consultant says Ortiz is on the right track this season

Updated: July 22, 2011, 9:13 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- David Ortiz has had to do more than his share of sitting in recent weeks. There was his enforced exile last month when the Boston Red Sox couldn't use a DH on a nine-game swing through National League parks, last week was the All-Star break, and then this week he served a three-game suspension for taking a roundhouse swipe at Baltimore Orioles closer Kevin Gregg back in Boston.

Ortiz had just one hit in 13 at-bats against the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in the Trop, so he'll be ...

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