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David Ortiz Remains Out Of Lineup As Red Sox Open Up Series Vs. Pirates

The Boston Red Sox open up a three-game interleague series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon at PNC Park, but they do so without the services of David Ortiz. The Red Sox slugger left Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning because of a family emergency, and he remains out of the lineup against the Pirates. After the game, manager John...
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John Farrell: David Ortiz Left Red Sox-Royals Game Due To Family Emergency

A family emergency forced David Ortiz to leave Sunday’s Boston Red Sox game early, according to manager John Farrell. “He got called away from this game,” Farrell told reporters after the game. “There was a family emergency that he had to attend to, and he jumped on a flight late (Sunday) afternoon. He should meet us in Pittsburgh, but this is something that he had to get...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: ‘It Sucks’ Knowing World Series Is Lost Cause For Red Sox

Nineteen games remain in the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 season. For David Ortiz, that’s 19 too many. Ortiz, whose Red Sox are just one season removed from a World Series championship, spoke Sunday of the frustration he feels knowing the playoffs are not an option for this year’s squad. “It sucks. Sucks. You know you’re basically playing for nothing,” Ortiz told
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David Ortiz: I Won’t Do Retirement Tour Like Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera

David Ortiz turns 39 this year, but that doesn’t mean his eyes are on retirement just yet. In an interview with ESPN Boston, the Boston Red Sox slugger said he has no immediate plans to leave the game, and once he makes the decision to do so, he won’t leave the game with a farewell tour — à la Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera. “What Derek Jeter is doing is fine because he’s...
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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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons why David Ortiz should be inducted into the Hall of Fame

To get your number retired alongside the likes of Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski and most recently Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox require two things of a player: to have played in Boston for at least ten years, and to have been elected into the MLB Hall of Fame. David Ortiz, most notably known as “Big Papi,” is currently playing in his 12th season for the Red Sox. His longevity...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: David Ortiz exits after HBP

On a day when the Boston Red Sox lost their seventh straight, designated hitter David Ortiz had to exit early.  He left after being drilled on the elbow in the sixth inning on a Charlie Furbush offering.While the severity was not known initially, Ortiz was unable to bat in his lineup spot in the eighth inning.  Greg Johns of is reporting that Oritz left the game with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Checking in with old friends

The Boston Red Sox opening day roster is drastically different than the roster we see today. There are plenty of players that Sox fans still want to see succeed on other teams, while others not so much. Ranging from Jon Lester to Chris Capuano, let’s take a look at how these ex-Sox are doing elsewhere. Jon Lester- Lester is the one person all Bostonians would love to see back...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz talks to ESPN cameraman after home run (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.An ESPN cameraman may be serving as a good luck charm for Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, based on the way Big Papi was chatting him up after his fourth inning home run during Sunday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.As the ESPN cameraman, Duke Thorne, came out to take a close-up shot as Big Papi jogged to the dugout after his homer...
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August 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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