Carl Crawford said that the team is 'definitely going to miss' David Ortiz, who was sent to the 15-day disabled list.
Reliever Andrew Bailey has also progressed and Daniel Bard is making progress in Pawtucket.
Officer John Perrault was put on paid leave after hurling a racial slur at Carl Crawford during a rehab game.
Carl Crawford was named in trade rumors between the Red Sox and the Marlins.
The second medical opinion that Ortiz received in Miami confirms the original diagnosis. Valentine says Ortiz will need 10-14 days to recover, and the team will recall Mauro Gomez from Pawtucket.