David Ortiz has returned to the Red Sox lineup on Friday.
Ortiz was held out of yesterdays game with calf soreness but appeared in the game in the 8th as a pinch hitter. Ortiz was intentionally walked and then lifted for a pinch runner. Big Papi will step in the batters box tonight against David Price who has held him to a .216 average over his career. ANALYST: Jonathan Impemba