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Baseball is a 162-game season, but not 40 games in David Ortiz appeared to be a lost cause. Despite hitting near the Mendoza Line, Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona remained confident in his aging slugger, not ready to bench the player that had carried the team for so many years.

His confidence has since paid off, as Ortiz’s confidence has become just as strong. He has been hitting of late, having entered Boston’s series opener against the Detroit Tigers 10 for his last 30, and he only built upon that .300 batting average with another stellar day at the plate. After Dustin Pedroia launched a first inning, two-run home run off Tigers starter Max Scherzer , two reached in front of Ortiz to give Boston a chance of putting up a big number early.

He took three ...

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