Ortiz was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to start Friday against the Red Sox, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

The 23-year-old will start Friday in place of Andrew Cashner, who was scratched due to a finger issue. Ortiz has struggled with a 7.01 ERA, 1.65 WHIP and 41:23 K:BB over 52.2 innings with Norfolk this season, but he nonetheless makes his way to the majors. Friday was already his scheduled day to pitch.

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