Found July 07, 2012 on Sox and Dawgs:
As we already know, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz smacked the 400th home run of his career on Wednesday against the Oakland Athletics. On Friday night before their game with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox honored Big Papi on becoming the 49th player to hit at least 400 career home runs. {flvremote}{/flvremote} Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.

Ortiz says offseason was 'humiliating'

The Red Sox designated hitter vented recently about his contract situation with the team, saying what he was forced to go through this past offseason was "humiliating."

The fraudulent David Ortiz, and his 400 home runs, must be forever banned from Cooperstown

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz launched the 400th home run of his tainted career yesterday in the fourth inning of a 3-2 loss to the Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Ortiz, who made his Major League Baseball debut … Continue reading →

Big Papi: I can play first base

David Ortiz has been the preeminent DH in Major League Baseball for the better part of a decade, but he says he can still flash some leather at first base if he were on an NL team. 

Your Morning Dump... where Ortiz will be in the Hall of Fame (eventually)

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The personal accolades continue to mount. David Ortiz [stats] is a postseason icon. He leads all designated hitters in pretty much everything. He’s one of the greatest players in Red Sox [team stats] history...

David Ortiz still crying about money

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz hit his 400th career homer run yesterday, in a 3-2 loss to the Oakland A's, who completed a sweep of the Bosox. Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today is reporting that before the game, Big Papi resumed his rant about getting paid. Acccording to the story, Ortiz was "humiliated" and "embarrassed" by having to go to arbitration. According...

David Ortiz' Frustration Over Contract Justified, But Could Negatively Impact Red Sox in Second Half (Video)

David Ortiz is unhappy and he's letting everyone know it. The Red Sox slugger should be celebrating, after hitting his 400th career home run on Wednesday afternoon. Instead, Boston's top hitter over the first half of the season was reportedly complaining about his contract over the past 48 hours. Ortiz has the right to gripe, as he's put up better numbers than any member...

Is David Ortiz a Hall of Famer?

Last night, Boston Red Sox slugging DH David Ortiz connected on his 400th career home run. Almost immediately, buzz began to gain steam throughout the media and baseball community asking one very important question: Has Big Papi done enough to warrant enshrinement in Cooperstown? Its a very compelling argument, considering the history Ortiz has with the Red Sox...

David Ortiz Pushing For Divorce From Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox are not winning, but that has not prevented them from spending money like drunken yuppies over the past couple of seasons while in-house fighting and players’ whining continue to dominate the headlines in Beantown. David Ortiz, for one, has notices, and he is not exactly a happy camper right now. In fact, he hasn’t been for a couple of seasons...

Where David Ortiz’s latest rant went wrong

David Ortiz’s latest media rant was about his contract situation It almost seems like a weekly occurrence at this rate, but it is time once again for David Ortiz to complain about something. This time he is angry about having to play on one year contracts year in and year out. “It was humiliating. There’s no reason a guy like me should go through that,” Ortiz told USA Today...

Ortiz’ Career Fun to Watch

Ever since his first season in a Boston Red Sox uniform, one in which he hit 31 home runs and drove in 101 runs, I’ve been a big David Ortiz fan.  Maybe it was his long, powerful swing, or the way the ball seemed to jettison off his bat, or his characteristic pose after each blast.  Something about David Ortiz makes me (along with other Sox fans, I’m sure) pay especially close...

Feeling you David Ortiz

David Ortiz feels disrespected. The feeling is understandable. For those of you trying to understand how a guy making $14.58 million a season can feel disrespected, let us put things in real world perspective. Say you are an employee working your tail off every day. Your work has added to your company's bottom line for years. But then your company goes out and hires someone who...

Papi’s 400th Only Highlight of Abysmal Trip

Adrian Gonzalez finally seems to be coming around, currently in the midst of a 15-game hitting streak.   Congratulations, David Ortiz!  You’ve done something only 48 other players in MLB history have been able to accomplish. With a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning yesterday, Big Papi finally reached the 400-homer plateau to join an elite list.  And if he is...

Red Sox News & Notes - 7/5

I've got some good news and some bad news folks. The good news is that the Boston Red Sox didn't lose on a walkoff yesterday. The first part of the bad news is that the Oakland A's completed the sweep of the Red Sox with a 3-2 win. The other part? Well after starting this series a 1/2 game out second place, the Red Sox now find themselves back in the basement of the...
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