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DAVID ORTIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

David Ortiz’s ‘Landmark Year’ Justifies Red Sox’s Approach To Contract

BOSTON — David Ortiz’s contract extension sure looks good right about now. The Red Sox will enter this offseason with an extensive checklist that includes building a more consistent and dynamic offense. Fortunately for Boston, by virtue of extending Ortiz through at least 2015 back in March, the club doesn’t also need to worry about securing the services of its most productive...
Via NESN.com
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Aren't David Ortiz and Albert Pujols Just the Cutest?

Guys can get a little temperamental during a baseball game. Sometimes the whole 'heat of the competition' thing can get to guys and they may react in ways that are unnecessary, unprofessional, and even harmful to their respective team.This moment between two of baseball's titans--Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols--is not...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Leading Red Sox’s Stumbling Offense (Video)

  The 2014 Boston Red Sox sit near the bottom of the barrel in most of Major League Baseball’s offensive stats categories, but there’s one Sox player who’s breaking out of the mold this season — David Ortiz. Despite his team’s struggles on offense, Big Papi is trucking along, crushing home runs. With his 30th homer of the season on the horizon, Ortiz would match his...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Lester returning to Boston ‘a long shot’

The consensus since the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics at the trade deadline has been that Lester, a free agent at season’s end, very well may end up back in Boston next season. But, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Lester returning to Boston this upcoming winter is viewed as a long shot. Back in Spring Training, the Red Sox offered Lester a four...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Checking in with old friends

The Boston Red Sox opening day roster is drastically different than the roster we see today. There are plenty of players that Sox fans still want to see succeed on other teams, while others not so much. Ranging from Jon Lester to Chris Capuano, let’s take a look at how these ex-Sox are doing elsewhere. Jon Lester- Lester is the one person all Bostonians would love to see back...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘Bullpen Cop’ Steve Horgan immortalized with own bobblehead (pic/vid)

One of the most memorable images from last year’s MLB postseason came from a person not even playing in the games. When Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz jacked a grand slam during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers that led the Sox to a huge win, a […] The post Red Sox ‘Bullpen Cop’ Steve Horgan immortalized with own bobblehead (pic/vid)...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Bat Flips After Getting A Walk? David Ortiz Does (Gif)

This is obviously an old photo just because of the other two players photographed but you get the point of David Ortiz’s bat flips.  Big Papi is a lovable guy and when he gets a walk, he flips his bat in the most lovable of ways. Such poise. David Ortiz bat flips after a walk dot gif. http://t.co/uuzxCRejgz — Justin Russo (@FlyByKnite) August 18, 2014 Like a boss. [NIS] The...
Via Geeks and Cleats
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Launches 400th Home Run Of Boston Red Sox Career (Video)

Only three Boston Red Sox players have hit 400 or more home runs for the franchise. David Ortiz is one of them. Big Papi launched No. 400 over the center field wall Saturday during the third inning of Boston’s contest against the Houston Astros, joining an elite club comprised of Ted Williams (521) and Carl Yastrzemski (452). The two-run jack cut Houston’s lead to 5-3. Your browser...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz High Fives Fan After Chasing Pop-Up Against Reds (Video)

David Ortiz doesn’t play the field too often. So why not have some fun out there? Ortiz, playing first base Tuesday in the Boston Red Sox’s 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park, chased a pop-up over toward the seats in the eighth inning. Big Papi eventually ran out of real estate as the ball entered the crowd. Ortiz wasn’t going to let his hustle go...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz chasing down a flyball is HILARIOUS

Jason Whitney   Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is one of the greatest players of his era, but there is a reason why he is just a designated hitter. Big Papi just isn’t very light on his feet and you’ll never confuse him for being quick and nimble. However, that still doesn’t mean we can’t have a laugh at Papi’s expense while watching him try to play the field. Which...
Via Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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