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David Ortiz Named FN's August Player O' Month

(AP Photo)The Editors of FenwayNation have named David Ortiz as their August 2014 Player O' The Month. The Red Sox DH hit .342 during last month, with an OPS of 1.034. Big Papi also clouted 5 HRs, drove in 18 and slugged at a .592 clip. His on-base percentage during August was a robust .442. Ortiz led the team in HRs during August and tied for the lead in walks at 15. He joins...
Via FenwayNation
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Out Of Red Sox Lineup For Series Finale Vs. Rays

The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays will meet Monday afternoon at Tropicana Field in the finale of a four-game series. Boston is aiming to win its third game of the series, but it will have to do that without David Ortiz in the lineup. The veteran slugger will be replaced by Mike Napoli, who is batting in the cleanup spot as the designated hitter. Allen Craig is taking Napoli...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Chris Archer Face Off In Latest Red Sox-Rays Rematch (Video)

All eyes will be on David Ortiz and Chris Archer during Friday’s matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox slugger and Rays starter had themselves a little back-and-forth after their last meeting, when Archer didn’t appreciate the length of Ortiz’s trot after he hit a three-run home run off of him. So will they bring the gloves out during this latest...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz-Chris Archer Showdown Highlights Red Sox-Rays Series Opener

The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays don’t have much to play for as both teams are just about out of contention. That still might not take away from one of baseball’s hottest rivalries. The Sox and Rays will open a four-game series on Friday night at Tropicana Field, and it marks the first time the two clubs have met since late July where the two clubs were none too pleased...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: David Ortiz sits with elbow and foot problems

Red Sox (56-74) designated hitter David Ortiz will be out of the Red Sox lineup today with injuries to his left elbow and his right foot.  The DH left the game after he was hit by a pitch on the elbow in the sixth inning Saturday’s loss to the Seattle Mariners.  He was back in the lineup Sunday only to leave the game in the fourth inning.Ortiz (left elbow, right foot) not in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: David Ortiz exits after HBP

On a day when the Boston Red Sox lost their seventh straight, designated hitter David Ortiz had to exit early.  He left after being drilled on the elbow in the sixth inning on a Charlie Furbush offering.While the severity was not known initially, Ortiz was unable to bat in his lineup spot in the eighth inning.  Greg Johns of is reporting that Oritz left the game with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
11 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...
13 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz does epic bat flip, home run trot vs. Rays

Your browser does not support iframes. David Ortiz is a king of the long ball and master of the bat flip. The Boston Red Sox DH crushed a 3-run home run in the top of the third inning of Sunday’s game with the Tampa Bay Rays, and he pimped it hard core. Ortiz took the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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