CLEVELAND (AP) - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hopes to be back in his familiar D-H spot against the Indians tonight.
Ortiz has missed the last four games with a strained left shoulder but expects to play in the final game of the three-game series in Cleveland.
He took batting practice before last night's game and was able to follow through on his swing, although he did report a "little pinch" in the shoulder.
Ortiz -- who is also playing with a torn meniscus in his right knee -- is hitting .321 with 16 homers and 60 runs batted in.
Manny Ramirez started at D-H in last night's 1-to-0 Boston victory, with Wily Mo Pena starting in Ramirez' usual spot in left field.