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David Ortiz Reflects On 500 Homers: ‘I Don’t Feel Pressure Playing Baseball’ (Video)

David Ortiz became the 27th member of Major League Baseball’s 500 home run club this season, and now, the Boston Red Sox slugger finally has time to reflect on it. Ortiz reached the milestone on Sept. 12 against the Tampa Bay Rays, hitting Nos. 499 and 500 in the same game. And Big Papi thinks moving to Boston after being released by the Minnesota Twins played a big part in getting...
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Ortiz returns to lineup as Red Sox begin final series of 2015

CLEVELAND — David Ortiz wasn’t ready to shut down. Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo indicated before Thursday’s series finale against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium that he’d leave it up to Ortiz whether the designated hitter played this weekend against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Ortiz, who sat Thursday, decided to play Friday night against...
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David Ortiz Happy To Get Full Vesting Option: ‘I Earned My (Expletive)’

David Ortiz has a message for his haters. The Boston Red Sox designated hitter earned an extra $1 million for 2016 by flying out in the first inning of Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles. It was Ortiz’s 600th plate appearance of the season, and it completed the final checkpoint on his vesting option, guaranteeing him $16 million next season. “I earned my (expletive...
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David Ortiz gets $100K porn offer from Vivid

David Ortiz recently joked that his dream job would be to become a porn star if he didn’t play professional baseball, and one of the top corporations in the adult film industry wants to help the Boston Red Sox slugger accomplish that goal. Vivd Entertainment CEO Steve Hirsch told TMZ on Wednesday that Big Papi will soon have an official $100,000 offer to star in an X-rated movie...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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David Ortiz receives $100,000 offer to star in adult film

David Ortiz mentioned in a hilarious fill-in-the-blank exercise for The Players’ Tribune that his dream job — outside of being a major league baseball player, of course — would be a “pornstar.” Well, the Boston Red Sox slugger’s dreams of being an adult film star could be realized if he takes up Vivid Media on its $100,00 offer to star in flick tentatively entitled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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David Ortiz: Wannabe Porn Star

Apparently not content to be a member of the 500 club and legend of baseball, David Ortiz recently revealed to the Players’ Tribune that his dream job would be… a porn star. In that same piece, one of the Tribune’s popular “Fill in the Blanks” player questionnaires, Ortiz also indicates that his favorite song is “I like big butts” even though no such song exists. Sure...
Via Surviving Grady
13 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz recalls how Pedro Martinez revived his career

David Ortiz has had an unlikely path to greatness. It’s easy to remember all of his success in Boston – the World Series rings, launching hundreds of home runs – but at one time, his career was on life support. As outlined in a piece by Ortiz in the Players Tribune, following his release from the Minnesota Twins in 2002, his baseball trajectory was going downward, until an...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz says his dream job is ‘porn star’ in hilarious questionnaire

David Ortiz is one of the most provocative and engaging personalities in baseball, so it should come as no surprise that when the Boston Red Sox slugger was asked to do a fill-in-the-bank questionnaire by The Players’ Tribune, his responses were enlightening, interesting and … hilarious. The piece, entitled, “What the (Blank),” asked Ortiz to fill in his answer to a handful...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz would like to be a porn star if not an MLB player

    We are all very fortunate that David Ortiz is still playing professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox. Otherwise, the risk of us stumbling upon him naked on camera might increase dramatically. In a lighthearted feature called “What the (Blank)?” that is run by The Players Tribune, athletes are asked to answer 10 questions about themselves as though they were attending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: David Ortiz Showing No Signs Of Slowing Down

David Ortiz is showing no signs of slowing down. The Red Sox designated hitter hit his 35th home run of the season Wednesday in Boston’s 10-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. NESN’s Tom Caron expects more of the same from Ortiz against the Toronto Blue Jays, which means the slugger is a good choice for your daily fantasy baseball lineup. Think you know better than TC? Visit DraftKings...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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