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DAVID ORTIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz Uses His Head (literally) to Break Up Houston's Double Play

Sometimes to help your team you have to use whatever you have that is available. Should that require a little creativity or sacrifice than so be it. Whatever it takes to win right? Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz understands this concept. During Friday's game against the Houston Astros he used his head to break up would have otherwise been a routine double play.How did he use his head...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz vehemently denies that his bat speed is declining

Last rites were being read on David Ortiz’s illustrious major league career when he stumbled out of the gates this season. This prompted the Boston Red Sox slugger, 39, to feel compelled on numerous occasions to vehemently deny that Father Time at long last had caught up with him. A rudimentary look at his statistics...Read More The post David Ortiz vehmently blasts notion that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. Hits First Homer Of 2015; David Ortiz Crushes Another (Videos)

Jackie Bradley Jr. is better known for his elite defense, but the Boston Red Sox outfielder came out swinging against the Toronto Blue Jays. Bradley worked a full count before smacking a home run to right field off right-hander Marco Estrada in the second inning of Tuesday’s game. The solo shot put the Red Sox up 3-0 and was Bradley’s first homer of the season. Not...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz Ejects Umpire While Arguing His Own Ejection

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz has been known to be a fiery guy in the past. Call it a short fuse, call it a hair trigger, or misguided passion. Whatever you call it he is darn entertaining to watch get worked up prior to leaving a game and Saturday night he was in rare form after getting tossed by the umpire.He even tried to eject the umpire himself (if only players had that kind...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz rips strike zone after ejection

    This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz is fed up.   Ortiz was ejected in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium after arguing with home plate umpire Bruce Dreckman about a couple of outside strike calls. The Boston Red Sox slugger remained heated after his team’s 7-4 loss, prompting him to go off...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz nixes trade possibilities: I'm in Boston 'rest of my career'

David Ortiz has no desire to play his home games anywhere other than Fenway Park. When asked Thursday if he’d ever agree to be traded away from the Boston Red Sox, the veteran slugger was unequivocal in his response. “No chance,” Ortiz said, via The Boston Globe. “This is the team I’ll be with the rest of my career. “I couldn’t do that to my family. I couldn’t...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox running out of time, answers for manager Farrell

A glimpse at the current MLB standings tell us that the 2015 season isn’t going well for the Red Sox to this point. With a 27-34 record, Boston holds last place in the AL East, seven games behind the Yankees, with the second-worst winning percentage (.443) in the league. The only team that’s worse is the Athletics, whom the Red Sox swept in three games at Fenway Park earlier...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: 'I'm not washed up, I can guarantee you that'

    This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz’s passion isn’t gone. He’s just harnessing his emotions more than usual this season.   Ortiz offered a rather cordial response recently when asked if he’s “washed up” in his 19th major league season (13th with the Boston Red Sox). It was somewhat surprising given that Ortiz typically wears his heart...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What is wrong with David Ortiz?

David Ortiz is hitting — that is, to the extent he has stood in the batters box with a bat and hit a pitched ball and run towards first base. He is hitting, that is, in that he is and has been a hitter in the technical sense of the term. He is not hitting […]
Via Fangraphs
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz ejected for arguing over check swing

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz earned his first ejection of the season on Sunday afternoon, and Big Papi got his money’s worth on the way out. Ortiz was given the boot in the fifth inning after he became livid when third base umpire Jerry Meals ruled that he went through on a check swing....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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