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DAVID ORTIZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

David Ortiz Ready For Uniqueness Of Playing First Base Early In Season

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz’s first baseman’s mitt won’t have any time to collect dust after spring training. The Boston Red Sox open the 2015 season with three games against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. That means the Red Sox won’t have a designated hitter and Ortiz will be forced to play...
Via NESN.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Red Sox Run Through ‘Ickey Shuffle’ Ladder Drill (Video)

FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz moves well for an old guy. Ortiz and several other Boston Red Sox players participated in conditioning drills at the end of Monday’s workout at JetBlue Park. The 39-year-old flashed some pretty decent footwork while training alongside younger, more dynamic players like Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo. The Red Sox wrapped things up with the “Ickey...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz: 'I don't know if I'm going to be a Hall of Famer'

An expanded transcript of the interview I conducted Friday with Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for FOX Sports 1. A video excerpt can be seen above. Q: Not to bring up a bad memory, but last year, what the heck happened to this team? A: A lot of things happened. But one of the main things that hurt this ballclub the most was injuries. Injuries always are the No. 1 enemy...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves, MLB players takes sides on pace of play, replay changes

LAKE BUENA VISTA -- Long before this technologically advanced world of smartphones and tablets, Twitter and Instragram became commonplace with children of all ages, baseball was still a game played at a leisurely pace. And that was the charm for many fans, an open-ended affair, time-wise, that's typically enjoyed outside, amid brilliant sunshine or a blanket of evening stars from...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as BS

      This embed is invalid   " /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle.   Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz’s Impressive Brighton Condo On Sale For $3.2 Million (Photos)

If you’ve got $3.2 million laying around and nothing to do with it, David Ortiz would like to sell you a condo. Ortiz’s Brighton condo is on the market, according to Boston.com, and it can be yours for that small aforementioned price north of $3 million. You certainly appear to be getting your money’s worth for the three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit in the Watermark building...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Where does Pedro Martinez rank among Boston Red Sox all time greats?

There was no surprise when former Boston Red Sox great Pedro Martinez received the call from Cooperstown last month as he was voted in as part of the newest class into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. He announced recently that he will indeed be wearing the “B” for Boston on his cap and will be the thirteenth Red Sox player in the hall of fame to do so. So the question...
Via isportsweb.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: can Chili Davis help rescue the offense?

After having one of their worst offensive seasons since 1994, the question many people are wondering is, will the Boston Red Sox be able to make a comeback this upcoming season? In the past season, Boston had 71 wins and 91 losses, while only being able to score 634 runs. They finished in last place in the AL East. Not only that, but batting averages were also decreasing, from both...
Via isportsweb.com
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ortiz suing jeweler for selling him fake diamonds

David Ortiz filed a lawsuit against a jeweler he alleges sold him fake or low-quality diamonds and failed to give him a refund. The Boston Globe reports on the matter and says the jeweler — Randy Hamida (or Hamideh) of Anaheim, Calif., — met Ortiz at the Boston Red Sox’s team hotel in Seattle in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2014  |  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
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