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Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz Ejects Umpire While Arguing His Own Ejection

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz has been known to be a fiery guy in the past. Call it a short fuse, call it a hair trigger, or misguided passion. Whatever you call it he is darn entertaining to watch get worked up prior to leaving a game and Saturday night he was in rare form after getting tossed by the umpire.He even tried to eject the umpire himself (if only players had that kind...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz rips strike zone after ejection

    This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz is fed up.   Ortiz was ejected in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium after arguing with home plate umpire Bruce Dreckman about a couple of outside strike calls. The Boston Red Sox slugger remained heated after his team’s 7-4 loss, prompting him to go off...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz nixes trade possibilities: I'm in Boston 'rest of my career'

David Ortiz has no desire to play his home games anywhere other than Fenway Park. When asked Thursday if he’d ever agree to be traded away from the Boston Red Sox, the veteran slugger was unequivocal in his response. “No chance,” Ortiz said, via The Boston Globe. “This is the team I’ll be with the rest of my career. “I couldn’t do that to my family. I couldn’t...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox running out of time, answers for manager Farrell

A glimpse at the current MLB standings tell us that the 2015 season isn’t going well for the Red Sox to this point. With a 27-34 record, Boston holds last place in the AL East, seven games behind the Yankees, with the second-worst winning percentage (.443) in the league. The only team that’s worse is the Athletics, whom the Red Sox swept in three games at Fenway Park earlier...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: 'I'm not washed up, I can guarantee you that'

    This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz’s passion isn’t gone. He’s just harnessing his emotions more than usual this season.   Ortiz offered a rather cordial response recently when asked if he’s “washed up” in his 19th major league season (13th with the Boston Red Sox). It was somewhat surprising given that Ortiz typically wears his heart...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What is wrong with David Ortiz?

David Ortiz is hitting — that is, to the extent he has stood in the batters box with a bat and hit a pitched ball and run towards first base. He is hitting, that is, in that he is and has been a hitter in the technical sense of the term. He is not hitting […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz brushes aside talk of being 'washed up'

    This embed is invalid   " /> BOSTON — The obituary is written. The man’s career just won’t die.   David Ortiz’s future has been questioned several times in recent years, most notably in 2009, when the Red Sox slugger hit .185 with one homer and a .570 OPS through his first 46 games. Concerns are starting to percolate again, but Ortiz knows all...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz worked the drive-thru at New Hampshire Dunkin’ Donuts (pic/vid)

When Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hangs up his cleats for the last time and retires after a storied MLB career, his quality performance while working the drive-thru at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Salem, N.H., certainly indicates he may have his post-retirement part-time job already lined up. Ortiz, with a name tag reading “Big...Read More The post David Ortiz wored the drive-thru...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz ejected for arguing over check swing

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz earned his first ejection of the season on Sunday afternoon, and Big Papi got his money’s worth on the way out. Ortiz was given the boot in the fifth inning after he became livid when third base umpire Jerry Meals ruled that he went through on a check swing....Read More
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ortiz reacts to Boston Marathon bomber guilty verdict

David Ortiz wasn’t in the mood to celebrate the news that Dzhokar Tsarnaev, one of the alleged perpetrators of the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon, had been found guilty in federal court on all 30 counts brought against him. Instead, the Boston Red Sox slugger reacted in a much more somber tone, suggesting that...Read More The post David Ortiz on Boston Marathon bomber guilty...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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