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Ortiz headed to DL with partially torn tendon in left wrist

Updated: June 3, 2008, 5:42 PM ET
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BALTIMORE -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn tendon in his left wrist, manager Terry Francona said Monday night.

Ortiz hurt his wrist while swinging at a pitch Saturday night in a game against the Baltimore Orioles. He missed Sunday's game, then left the team for Boston, where he underwent an MRI on Monday.

The injury was determined to be a torn ECU tendon shead.

"Surgery is very unlikely," Francona ...

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