Ortiz getting locked in
Like clockwork, David Ortiz always seems to find his swing in the latter days of Spring Training. The left-handed slugger belted a two-run homer to left against Francisco Liriano on Saturday.
“When he uses the
whole field like that, he is very dangerous,” Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. “It makes him very tough to pitch
Ortiz is starting to feel good about his swing.
timing. Hitting is all about timing. Some people take longer than some others
to lock themselves in,” said Ortiz. “That’s how it goes. Especially in Spring Training when
you’re not playing every day.”
“You get your
work in, you get ready, you’re old enough to know what to do and then you go
from there. You’ve got the season around the corner so you want to make sure
that you’re where you want to be, or close.”