BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox speaks during a pre-game ceremony in honor of the bombings of Marathon Monday before a game at Fenway Park on April 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

“Yesterday and this morning, David was able to sit up as well as take some steps.”  Read on for the full update on Big Papi.


The Red Sox released an updated statement from Big Papi’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, regarding his progress.

I’m so glad to hear that Big Papi is making “good progress towards recovery!”

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – APRIL 09: David Ortiz looks on before the Red Sox home opening game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 09, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)