Before last night's game, David Ortiz was effusive in his praise of the Red Sox' trade for Eric Gagne. With the bullpen bolstered, the designated hitter was asked if he were disappointed the Sox hadn't acquired offensive help before the trading deadline.
"They haven't yet?" Ortiz asked. "Give them some time."
In the meantime, he provided some punch. Just not quite enough.
Ortiz was the extent of the Red Sox' offense in their 5-3 loss to the Orioles before 36,866 a...