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"Who's your Papi?" turns 10

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Jed Jacobsohn.October 18th, 2004. After a dramatic Game 4, the Red Sox and Yankees met again. It was also a win or go home situation for the Red Sox. The piching matchup was as great as the rivarly is, Pedro Martinez vs. Mike Mussina. In the first inning, David Ortiz drove in a run and the captain Jason Varitek walked with the bases loaded...
Via RedSoxLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Will Be Part Of FOX’s World Series Coverage As Analyst

David Ortiz will be in the World Series this season, but in a much different capacity than he’s used to. FOX announced Saturday that the Boston Red Sox designated hitter will be part of the network’s World Series coverage starting Tuesday. Ortiz will serve in an analyst role on FOX Sports’ pre- and postgame coverage. Ortiz’s first appearance will come Tuesday prior to Game...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Nick Swisher will work as World Series analysts for Fox

Every year, Fox drags a couple of active players into the World Series analyst fray. Last year, A.J. Pierzynski and Jimmy Rollins did some work for Fox, and did a pretty good job. This year, two new players will be working as analysts for Fox during the World Series – David Ortiz and Nick Swisher. Most of Fox’s press release was focused on Ortiz, a relative neophyte to the analyst...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Brock Holt Star In Red Sox’s Top Moments Of 2014 (Video)

The Boston Red Sox’s World Series defense didn’t go quite as planned. But while there were more lowlights than highlights in the Red Sox’s disappointing 2014 season, there still were some memorable moments. The future certainly looks bright despite the club’s last-place finish. David Ortiz shined this season, belting 35 homers and driving in 104 runs. It was his eighth season...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Living In Moment With Red Sox, Unsure Of Retirement Plans

BOSTON — David Ortiz knows the deal. While he’s still producing at a high level, the Red Sox designated hitter isn’t getting any younger. Ortiz, who will turn 39 next month, is about to enter his 19th major league season. Most players start considering retirement when the big four-oh creeps closer, but Ortiz is sticking with an old cliché. “I got to the point where I’ve...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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
26 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...
Via NESN.com
29 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
September 04, 2014  |  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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