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David Ortiz clarifies part of essay in The Players' Tribune

      This embed is invalid   " /> By Ricky Doyle David Ortiz’s recent essay for Derek Jeter’s website, The Players’ Tribune, created plenty of buzz. It also included one part the Boston Red Sox slugger would like to explain.   While Ortiz’s comments regarding performance-enhancing drug testing and whether he’ll someday enter the Hall of Fame made...
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Dan Shaughnessy fires back at David Ortiz, actually makes compelling argument

When Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz took aim at Dan Shaughnessy over allegations of performance-enhancing drug use in a piece for the Players’ Tribune this week, you knew there would be a response. Lo and behold, the Boston Globe columnist penned an “open letter” to Ortiz that ran in Friday’s edition. After acknowledging Ortiz’s “reporter with the red...
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David Ortiz: Dishing the Dirt, or Digging the Hole Deeper?

David Ortiz‘s spot in Major League Baseball history is fairly secure. Let go by the Twins, he resurrected his career with the Red Sox in 2002, and has become perhaps the best Designated Hitter in the annals of the game. A nine time All-Star, two time World Series winner and likely to be a member of the 500 Home Run club later this season or early the next, Ortiz has been dogged...
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David Ortiz eviscerated Dan Shaughnessy over PED allegations

Since it launched last year, The Player’s Tribune has been home to some pretty interesting content penned by athletes. One of the latest posts on the site is by Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz, talking about PED use. After discussing drug testing and the new restrictions placed on substances in 2003, Ortiz begins to talk about his continued solid performance in his mid to late...
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David Ortiz slams Boston ‘reporter with the red jheri curl’ in fiery steroid essay

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz penned a fiery essay for “The Players’ Tribune” in which he defiantly defends his integrity in the face of the steroid accusations that have been thrown at him during his career. Ortiz saves his most vitriolic comments in the essay for Dan Shaughnessy, a columnist for the Boston Globe...Read More The post David Ortiz slams Boston ‘reporter...
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Well, I guess that closes the book on David Ortiz: He says he's never taken performance enhancing drugs, and he certainly has no reason to lie about it

Nope. Big Papi is clean. I'm glad we've finally cleared it up.He says he's never taken PEDs, so help him, and if he's lying, may God strike him down right NOW!Look. No lightning bolts. He's still here. What more proof does anyone need?In the meantime, Papi's head has been purchased by Ringling Brothers to replace the elephant acts.

Ortiz: 'Nobody in MLB history' tested for PEDs more than me

David Ortiz is no stranger to having his name linked to performance enhancing drugs. In 2003, Ortiz’s name appeared on a list of 104 Major League Baseball players who reportedly tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Since then, Ortiz has been tested more than his fair share of times for banned substances. In fact, Ortiz...Read More
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David Ortiz Defends Long Home Run Trots With Red Sox: ‘It’s Not That Bad’

This embed is invalid" /> Sure, David Ortiz will pimp a home run or two. As far as he’s concerned, he’s earned the right to do so. Ortiz has been criticized in the past for admiring his homers a bit longer than most. The Boston Red Sox slugger doesn’t plan to change his ways, though. Showboating, for lack of a better term, simply is part of his...
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David Ortiz On Pace Of Play Fines: ‘It’s Going To Be The Beginning Of A War’

It’s been almost a week since the MLB announced its new pace of play rules, but David Ortiz still is ticked. The Boston Red Sox slugger sat down with WBZ’s Dan Roche on Thursday — a day after he called the rule that a batter must keep one foot in the box at all times B.S. — to continue his tirade against Major League Baseball. “It’s like you...
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as BS

      This embed is invalid   " /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle.   Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule...
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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