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Ortiz day to day with sore left foot

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was scratched from the lineup about 30 minutes before Sunday's game against the Blue Jays due to lingering soreness in his left foot after being hit by a pitch on Saturday.
16 hours ago

David Ortiz Makes Nice With New York Haters In Buffalo Wild Wings Stunt

The Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees rivalry might not be as heated as it was a decade or so ago, but Yankees fans still are not too fond of David Ortiz. Buffalo Wild Wings recently asked a few Bronx Bombers supporters to share their feelings about the retiring Red Sox slugger. The catch: Ortiz was waiting in the other room, resulting in some high-speed backtracking once the Yanks...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wouldja Please Make David Ortiz an Offer He Can’t Refuse and End This “Retirement” BS

For more than a decade, whenever hope seemed lost or we needed some kind of magic at the zero hour, David Ortiz has been the go-to guy with a capital G. I’ve honestly lost count of the many times he’s pulled our asses from the fire, but his propensity for doing it on the big stage is unrivaled in the franchise’s history. Down three games to none in the 2004 ALCS against the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

C-Cap Recap: Big Papi’s Place in Tribe-Killer History

With their 5-2 loss on Sunday, the Cleveland Indians (22-19) have not won a series in Fenway Park since 2005. The one constant through that decade-plus stretch of Boston dominance is, of course, Big Papi David Ortiz, who—despite being old enough to be a Grand Papi—continues to mercilessly mash Tribe pitching. In Sunday’s excruciatingly long and boring rubber match (I’m pretty...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz is robbed out of a potential cycle because of this heartbreaking bounce

During his illustrious career, Boston Red Sox icon David Ortiz has accomplished countless milestones at the plate.One of the few feats he has yet to add is hitting for the cycle, but that looked like it was about to change Sunday. Needing a triple for the rare hitting milestone, Ortiz ripped a drive to center in the bottom of the eighth that appeared to be enough to give Big Papi...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will David Ortiz really retire? Red Sox slugger says he’s ‘100 percent sure’

David Ortiz continues to hit, so the question continues to get asked. The Boston Red Sox designated hitter announced last November he plans to retire after the 2016 season. But Ortiz is off to an incredible start in his final campaign, entering Friday ranked third in all of Major League Baseball with a 1.044 OPS. His prowess at the plate has led to repeated inquiries: Is he really...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Retirement to Hurt Boston Red Sox in MLB Future

For as long as baseball fans can remember, David Ortiz has been the hero, and the face of the Boston Red Sox. The 40-year-old power hitter announced he would be enjoying his last year of MLB action in 2016, but that didn’t mean he was going to embrace a farewell tour without fireworks, right? The off-field leader has been ever-present both and off the field, and although he has...
Via RedSoxLife
12 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz hits game-tying triple, game-winning homer versus Astros (VIDEO)

Big Papi isn’t going away quietly. The Red Sox hero added to his legend on Saturday with more milestones and more dramatics. With Boston down by a run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Ortiz sent a Luke Gregerson pitch just over the reach of Houston left fielder Jake Marisnick. The ball went into the gap and Ortiz chugged around the bases with a triple. Then, in the bottom...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Umpire Who Ejected David Ortiz In Red Sox-Yankees Has Wikipedia Page Edited

Boston Red Sox fans probably didn’t know Ron Kulpa’s name before Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees, but they were fully aware of it by the end of the ninth inning. The Sox had the bases loaded with one out in the ninth frame and Big Papi at the plate. With a 3-1 count, he took a borderline pitch for a strike and was not happy with Kulpa’s call. Red Sox manager...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox send David Ortiz off with box of cigars

David Ortiz likely will receive all sorts of interesting gifts during his Major League Baseball farewell tour, and that trend began Thursday night. The Boston Red Sox slugger played his final game at U.S. Cellular Field as his team finished up a three-game set against the Chicago White Sox. As has become custom for retirement tours, the White Sox honored Big Papi with a special ceremony...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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