Adam Eaton Robs David Ortiz Of Home Run In White Sox-Red Sox Game (Video)

Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton clearly realized runs would be at a premium with Jon Lester and Chris Sale squaring off. Eaton robbed David Ortiz of a home run in the first inning of Thursday’s Red Sox-White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field. Ortiz acknowledged Eaton’s tremendous leaping grab by applauding the center fielder’s effort upon rounding first base. The...
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David Ortiz: I'll be at the Boston Marathon finish line this year

The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing has not been short on retrospectives, with nearly every media outlet taking the time to reflect on one of the worst tragedies in the city’s history. David Ortiz — in many ways the face of Boston sports — chose to offer his own look back this week in a first-person essay for Sports Illustrated. “The bombing at the Boston Marathon...
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David Ortiz, Zdeno Chara pose with Boston Marathon survivors

One year ago, hundreds of lives were changed, and many interested when two explosions went off that the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The Boston Globe brought a number of survivors and first responders together for a photo shoot to commemorate the first anniversary of the tragedy, and a few familiar faces stand out in the crowd. Boston Red Sox players David Ortiz, Dustin...
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David Ortiz was even slower than we thought

There’s a wonderful update to the last week’s story about David Ortiz setting the record for slowest (non-injury) trot of the Tater Trot Tracker era. Seriously, I’m beside myself with how excited this makes me. In the initial post, I wrote: The trot officially clocked in at 32.91 seconds — nearly 1.5 seconds slower than the previous slowest trot ever. And that’s being generous...
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David Ortiz Gives Thumbs Up to SNL Spoof (Video)

David Ortiz has been getting a lot of heat for taking a selfie with President Obama posting it to Twitter, so of course Saturday Night Live wasted no time doing a hilarious spoof of the whole situation according to Yahoo Sports. Ortiz decided to do what he does best and tweet about it. He gave SNL his approval for the whole skit. At least Big Papi is being a good sport. Have to...
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WATCH: Keenan Thompson spoofs David Ortiz on SNL

"Saturday Night Live" pulled off a hilarious Weekend Update skit on the David Ortiz-Samsung controversy. Watch SNL's video here.
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Best David Ortiz Impression Since Esther Rolle

If you’re looking for something to take the sting out of yesterday’s Red Sox loss to the Yankees, look no further than Kenan Thompson’s take on Big Papi from last night’s SNL. It works. And I could totally see Ortiz doing the anti-depression ad campaign they reference. The post Best David Ortiz Impression Since Esther Rolle appeared first on Surviving Grady.
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David Ortiz Sets ‘Record’ For Slowest Home Run Trot (Video)

David Ortiz’s three-run, eighth-inning home run Wednesday night powered the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers. It also, according to the folks over at Tater Trot Tracker, gave Ortiz a spot in the record books. Ortiz took 32.91 seconds to round the bases after his blast off Rangers reliever Neal Cotts – the slowest home run trot recorded since the Tracker...
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David Ortiz hits home run, takes 32.91 seconds to round bases, a new record (video)

It cannot be denied that David Ortiz’s home run on Wednesday night was amazingly clutch. After all, Big Papi’s three-run homer erased a 2-1 deficit and proved to the game-winning hit in giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. It can, however, be argued that Ortiz took an excruciatingly long […] The post David Ortiz hits home run, takes 32.91 seconds...
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White House takes David Ortiz to task for opportunistic selfie

The White House is calling foul on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz taking a shameless selfie with President Obama — which is turning out to be a commercial plug for corporate sponsor Samsung.The situation with “Big Papi” taking the promotional cell phone photo in the middle of a televised event with the president for a paycheck has become hairier than Madonna's armpits and...
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