Ortiz Slump Officially Over. Thanks, Yankees!rickchand4/15/08 10:40amFiled to: MLB CloserBaseballBoston Red SoxCleveland IndiansDavid Ortiz55EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkHere's the thing, Yankees fans. You may have thought that you were heading off some sort of curse by digging up that David Ortiz jersey that was buried beneath your new stadium. But consider this: While the jersey remained buried, it's owner was hitting .070; last in the majors. In his first game back since the cloth was extricated, Ortiz went 2-for-5, raising his average 34 points, as the Red Sox beat the Indians 6-4. Hank Steinbrenner : "Re-dig the hole! Turn those machines back on!"