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David Ortiz Hits Go-Ahead Home Run Vs. Yankees, Hugs Group Of Kids In Celebration

The Large Father strikes again. David Ortiz hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the eighth inning of Friday night’s 4-2 Boston Red Sox win over the New York Yankees. With the score knotted at two, Ortiz took an outside pitch from flamethrower Yankees reliever Dellin Betances the other way, sending the ball into the Green Monster to take the lead. Fenway Park rightly erupted in celebration...
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Once again, Papi haunts Yankees

David Ortiz added yet another memorable hit against the Yankees to his resume, hammering a two-run shot over the Green Monster in left-center against Dellin Betances with one out in the eighth to break a tie and lead the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory in the first rivalry showdown this season.
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Red Sox Wrap: David Ortiz’s Clutch Homer Gives Boston 4-2 Win Vs. Yankees

BOSTON — The New York Yankees came to Boston for the first time this season, and David Ortiz and the Red Sox didn’t exactly give them a warm welcome. After tallying just three hits going into the seventh inning against Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka, the Red Sox rallied back, and Ortiz put the cherry on top with a game-winning home run against Dellin Betances in the eighth inning...
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David Ortiz Bids Farewell To Atlanta, Where He’s Displayed Lots Of Power

David Ortiz is retiring after the 2016 MLB season, giving fans across the league one last chance to see Big Papi play before his legendary career concludes. Atlanta will see Ortiz for the final time this week when the Red Sox play the Braves in a short two-game series Monday and Tuesday at Turner Field. Ortiz has displayed plenty of power at Turner Field. He’s collected 12 hits...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston ensures David Ortiz rides into MLB career sunset in style

The season-long retirement tour for David Ortiz made a stop in Houston Friday, where the Boston Red Sox were visiting the Houston Astros. As many teams will do when Ortiz makes his final appearance in their home stadium, the Astros honored Ortiz during a brief pregame ceremony in a way you would expect from Houston. The Astros honored Ortiz with a custom black cowboy hat, specially...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz moved by daughter singing national anthem

  David Ortiz was surprised on Monday by his daughter singing the national anthem prior to his last ever home opener at Fenway Park. Ortiz is retiring after the season, and his Red Sox had their home opener on Monday. The team surprised him by having his 15-year-old daughter Alex sing the national anthem: Not only did Alex sing it beautifully, but her performance and the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz's daughter shares story behind surprise national anthem

David Ortiz apparently isn’t too fond of surprises. But he got quite a big one at Fenway Park on Monday. Before Ortiz’s final home opener of his career, his 15-year-old daughter, Alex, completely surprised the Red Sox slugger by coming out to sing the National Anthem before Boston’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. According to Alex, her father really didn’t have...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz surprised with daughter singing national anthem

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz played his final home opener at Fenway Park on Monday, and the team pulled out all the stops in making it a very special, and memorable afternoon for Big Papi. The Red Sox welcomed Alex Ortiz, daughter of the Red Sox slugger, to sing the national anthem. It was clearly an emotional moment for the fan favorite in Boston. Proud Papi.
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

SNL hits on David Ortiz retirement plans

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is preparing for his final season in the big leagues and getting set for a farewell tour around the major leagues. With the start of the baseball season upon us, much attention will be given to Ortiz, and Saturday Night Live was no exception. Kenan Thompson delivered a solid impression of David Ortiz and clearly has some fun with it during a segment...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz escorted off field by Red Sox legends at Spring Training

David Ortiz has never been afraid of attention, so it was no surprise he announced his retirement early enough for a Jeteresque farewell tour. And it’s also no surprise that we didn’t even have to wait for the regular season for some cartoonish victory-lap theatrics. Ortiz played his final ever home Spring Training game Monday, and when it was time for him to leave the field...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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