Found October 07, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price handled himself in a regrettable manner after giving up seven runs in a Game 2 ALDS loss to the Boston Red Sox. For starters, the left-hander ripped David Ortiz for admiring a home run. He then took to Twitter to brag about all of his accomplishments during his MLB […]

David Ortiz takes line drive to the groin from his nephew (Video)

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered a minor injury during warmups before Tuesday night's Game 4 of the ALDS against Tampa Bay when he was nailed square in the groin with a line drive hit by his young nephew. Big Papi was delivering some soft toss pitches from about 15 feet away when his nephew got a good hold of one and crushed it right into his midsection. ...

Rays' Price apologizes for tweets

This week, it was David Price's turn to learn a cardinal rule of social media: Stay off Twitter when you're angry. After he and the Tampa Bay Rays lost Game 2 of their American League Division Series to the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Saturday -- in which Price gave up nine hits and seven runs, including two homers by David Ortiz -- the left-hander was criticized on the air by...

David Price Goes on Twitter Rant, Lists His Career Accomplishments After Loss to Red Sox

David Price had an interesting Saturday night that extended beyond his struggles at Fenway Park. Price was lit up for seven runs over seven innings in the Rays’ Game 2 loss to the Red Sox that has Tampa Bay trailing the American League Division Series 2-0. Given the circumstances, it was one of the worst outings of Price’s career. Despite such a poor outing, Price wants you to...

David Ortiz Swings Aluminum Bat During Batting Practice, Crushes Titanic Home Runs (Video)

David Ortiz traded lumber for metal during batting practice Sunday, and he put on quite the display. Messing around with an aluminum bat on an off day in Tampa Bay, Ortiz put eight consecutive BP pitches into the Tropicana Field seats, according to The Associated Press. Big Papi won’t be able to use his new toy Monday night, but the classic, wooden version has suited him just fine...

David Price Goes on Sore Loser Twitter Rant

Rays ace David Price was clearly not himself yesterday. The Red Sox lit up the reigning Cy Young winner for seven runs—including two Big Papi home run specials—in Saturday's Game 2 victory, which was surprising in itself as I think we all expected it to be a little tougher than that. Then post game, we was visually frustrated, calling reporters and David Ortiz "...

David Price rips David Ortiz for admiring home run

David Price did not take his ALDS Game 2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in stride on Saturday. The Tampa Bay Rays ace allowed seven runs over seven innings and was taken deep twice by David Ortiz. Big Papi’s second home run was a towering shot in the eighth inning that wrapped around the […]

San Francisco Giants Trade Watch: Potential Dealings for Pitcher David Price

The San Francisco Giants will spend a good chunk of the next few months looking for a way to upgrade their starting pitching. Retaining players, signing players, or trading for players, Brian Sabean and Co are willing to do whatever is necessary to increase the quality of their five man rotation. Well, it appears that one of the best in the game will be available. Tampa Bay...

David Ortiz Among American League Finalists for 2013 Hank Aaron Award

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is among the finalists for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given annually to the best hitter in each league. Major League Baseball announced all 30 nominees (one from each team) on Monday. The winners are determined by a combination of votes from a group of Hall of Fame players and fans. Since the creation of the award for the 1999 season, three...

Red Sox take 2-0 series lead with 7-4 win over Rays

David Ortiz blasted two home runs - his first-ever postseason multi-homer game -- and the Red Sox bullpen backed by some sterling infield defense held off Tampa Bay with 3 1/3 scoreless innings as the Red Sox moved to a commanding 2-0 lead in the ALDS with a 7-4 victory over the Rays on Saturday night. Craig Breslow came in with the Sox leading 6-4 and the tying run at the plate...

Rays' piecemeal pitching plan comes up short vs. Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- As the final seconds of the Tampa Bay Rays' season passed, David Price warmed up in the bullpen. This was the bottom of the ninth inning, with little chance that the ace left-hander would be used in extra innings because Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara was closing in on his second save of this American League Division Series. Still, the image was more...

You've messed with the wrong nerd

I'll never forget receiving the call in May 2012. Our Saturday MLB on Fox broadcast had just ended, and I was gathering my belongings near the television production trucks at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Rays manager Joe Maddon was on the line. He wanted to know if I would be OK with the Rays holding a "Ken Rosenthal/Nerd" themed road trip, bow ties and all...

Red Sox 7, Rays 4: Postgame takeaways & observations

The Boston Red Sox, living a renaissance in their first year under manager John Farrell, have placed the Tampa Bay Rays' season on the brink. For the second consecutive night, the Red Sox's dangerous offense did enough to beat the Rays at Fenway Park in this American League Division Series. For the second consecutive night, the Red Sox did enough against one of Tampa Bay...

Dugout Digest - game 5

There will be just one Game 5 in the American League Division Series after the Tigers rallied to beat the A's 8-6. The winner of this series will be heading to Boston after the Red Sox beat the Rays 3-1 to send Tampa packing from this year's Postseason. PIC OF THE DAY David Ortiz, celebrating like the best of them. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports) Also yesterday...
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