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David Ortiz Makes Fangraphs’ List Of Most Extreme Home Runs Of 2014 (GIFs)

David Ortiz made Fangraphs’ list of the most extreme home runs of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, but it’s not for a feat you’d expect. The Boston Red Sox slugger actually hit the shortest home run of the year with a 318-foot shot against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. And although it’s a bit surprising considering Big Papi is usually in the business of hitting...
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5 little-known facts about David Ortiz's 2004 ALCS walk-offs (Infographic)

In the 2004 ALCS, the Boston Red Sox achieved a miracle as they came back from 3 games down to beat the New York Yankees in 7 games, something no other MLB team has ever done in the postseason. One of the key players who led the comeback was David Ortiz, who hit walk-off home runs in Game 4 and Game 5 of the 2004 ALCS to keep the Red Sox alive.Big Papi's heroics and Curt Schilling...
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5 things you may not know about David Ortiz’s 2004 ALCS walk-offs

Jason Whitney David Ortiz help lead the Boston Red Sox on a memorable run to the Word Series during the 2004 season. With a couple walk-off home runs against the New York Yankees during the 2004 ALCS, Ortiz would be instrumental in the Red Sox winning their first World Series since 1918. Make sure you check out MLB […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers...
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Red Sox DH Ortiz (wrist) unlikely to play final 3 games vs. Yankees

As the Yankees roll into Boston for the final three games of Derek Jeter's career, don't look for Red Sox DH David Ortiz to be in the starting lineup for any of them. Ortiz missed his second straight game Thursday with a sore left wrist and manager John Farrell said the team "would learn toward" shutting him down, "but at the same time if he feels good to go...
Via Fox Sports
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David Ortiz On Derek Jeter’s Historic Night: ‘That’s Him’ (Video)

David Ortiz needed just two words to describe Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium, which ended with a walk-off single from none other than the retiring New York Yankees shortstop. “That’s him,” Ortiz said. The Boston Red Sox slugger has nothing but respect for Jeter, who he has played against in some of the most defining moments of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry. But...
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David Ortiz owns the Baltimore Orioles. Literally.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterDavid Ortiz smashing a dugout phone at Camden Yardsduring the 2013 season.David Ortiz has some memorable moments against the O's, such as a brawl vs Baltimore ex-pitcher Kevin Gregg, smashing the dugout phone and several long shots to right field. During last weekend series against the O's, Ortiz homered twice on the first game, including a...
Via RedSoxLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Is Baltimore Orioles Owner, According To Wikipedia (Photos)

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has had tremendous success against the Baltimore Orioles of late. On Friday, Big Papi belted two home runs — including a game-winning two-run shot in the 10th inning — against the O’s at Camden Yards. In Saturday’s contest, Ortiz picked up where he left off with another two-run homer in the first inning. Soon after Papi’s long ball, someone...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz is Busy Breaking Records, Son

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the Red Sox are down to last rites when David Ortiz shuffles to the plate like a goddam Dominican Jesus and pulls a Lazarus on the team, helping them pocket a game they probably had no business winning. He’s been doing this stuff for decades now, and even though it shouldn’t surprise me anymore when he throws the team on his burly shoulders...
Via Surviving Grady
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Silencing Those Who Criticized Red Sox Contract Extension

The Boston Red Sox signed David Ortiz to a contract extension during spring training. The decision has never looked better. Ortiz, who entered Wednesday hitting .263 with 32 homers and 99 RBIs, continues to be the Red Sox’s most productive offensive player. His extension with Boston wasn’t considered a slam dunk by everyone at the time it was signed, however, as there were some...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz fakes bunt, hits home run on next pitch

Your browser does not support iframes. In baseball today, shifting infielders based on tendencies of the batter has become common place. Sometime it’s more exaggerated than others and certain players see them routinely, like David Ortiz. Earlier this season, Ortiz hit a fly ball into a shift employed by the Texas Rangers that brought to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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