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Jon Lester Trade Rumors Hitting Home For Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz

BOSTON — Jon Lester, David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia represent the Red Sox’s core. If you’re constructing a Mount Rushmore of current Red Sox, you can start chiseling out their faces and settle on the fourth guy later. The reality, however, is that Boston’s “Big Three” — a phrase everyone loves, of course — could soon dwindle by one, as rumors continue to surround...
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Jon Lester scratched from Wednesday’s scheduled start

Trade rumors centered around Jon Lester strengthened Tuesday night when the Boston Red Sox announced Lester would not be making his scheduled start on Wednesday. The Red Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays and Wednesday was supposed to be Lester’s turn in the rotation. Manager John Farrell made the announcement that Lester would be scratched and Brandon Workman would replace him. Farrell...
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Rays' Chris Archer stands by criticism of David Ortiz

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer, the man at the center of the latest tiff between his team and the Boston Red Sox, had a simple response when asked if he regretted his critical comments of David Ortiz on Sunday. "Do I regret saying the truth?" Archer said Monday at Tropicana Field. "No." Oh, this American League East rivalry remains...
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Rays pitcher Chris Archer rips David Ortiz for 30-second home run trot (videos)

Like many pitchers before him, Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer found himself victimized by a demonstration of clutch hitting power from Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. With the Rays and Red Sox tied at zero in the top of the 3rd inning, Big Papi uncorked on a Archer offering for a three-run homer. […] The post Rays pitcher Chris Archer rips David Ortiz for 30-second...
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David Ortiz Flips Bat Like a Boss, Enjoys Every Second of It

The Red Sox do not appear destined to defend their World Series title, but at least David Ortiz is enjoying himself these days. Ortiz homered in Boston’s 3-2 win over the Rays on Sunday, prompting a bat flip of course. Granted the flip was not Puig-worthy but it had flavor, especially when combined with a hearty glare into his team’s dugout. This is the same man who does not...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

David Ortiz Crushes Three-Run Homer, Gives Awesome Bat Flip (Video)

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz crushed a three-run homer in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, his 25th blast of the 2014 season. Your browser does not support iframes. Before beginning his trip around the bases, Ortiz looked at his dugout and gave an epic bat flip. It’s the kind of swagger only Big Papi could display after a huge home run. Thanks...
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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 […]
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David Ortiz Stunned By Fan Interference Call, Lack Of Challenge Vs. Rays

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz came away from Saturday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays shaking his head. Ortiz couldn’t understand why the umpires called fan interference on his near home run in the first inning or why the Red Sox didn’t challenge a close play at second base in the fourth inning. The Red Sox’s frustrating night at Tropicana Field began in the first inning...
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Did Red Sox fan possibly rob David Ortiz of a home run? (VIDEO)

At Saturday's Red Sox-Rays game, a Boston-rooting fan at Tropicana Field potentially took away a home run off the bat of slugger David Ortiz.Ortiz thought it was out of the old park, but the Sox fan's sno-cone catch seemed to give the ball a little assist over the wall.So after the umpire review, Big Papi got a double via fan interference instead of a dinger.Best part was...
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David Ortiz Loses Potential Home Run On Fan Interference Call (Video)

David Ortiz went deep against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Park on Saturday night. Well, almost. The Boston Red Sox slugger knocked a long ball out to the right field wall with two outs in the first inning, and it ended up in the stands. Unfortunately, that was thanks to a fan — a Sox fan to boot – who reached over the wall to make the catch. The umpires gave Ortiz a ground...
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