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David Ortiz’s ‘Plan B’ After Break With Red Sox? ‘Come Back And Rake’

This embed is invalid" /> You don’t carve out a Hall of Fame-caliber career without having a few tricks up your sleeve. The Boston Red Sox are counting on David Ortiz to rest up, work on his swing and use his veteran knowhow to turn his season around. For Ortiz, who is expected to sit for a couple of games amid his early-season struggles, performing...
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Jerry Remy Discusses David Ortiz’s Absence From Red Sox’s Lineup (Video)

David Ortiz’s recent slump at the plate, combined with a flu bug he’s dealing with, has resulted in the designated hitter exiting the lineup for Thursday night’s road game against the Texas Rangers. A day off, or a couple of them, could help Ortiz find ways to improve at the plate and return to 100-percent health. Check out the “Red Sox Gameday Live” video above to watch...
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Says He’s Battling Flu Amid Absence From Red Sox’s Lineup

This embed is invalid" /> David Ortiz’s absence from the Boston Red Sox’s starting lineup sure has people talking. Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Thursday’s game against the Texas Rangers that Ortiz likely will sit for a couple of games while working on his swing in the cage and garnering a bit of a breather. Ortiz told reporters he’s...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Slumping slugger Ortiz getting break from Red Sox lineup

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Struggling slugger David Ortiz is getting a break from the Boston Red Sox lineup. Ortiz wasn't in the lineup for Thursday's series opener at Texas, following a five-game stretch when he had only one hit in 20 at-bats. Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated before the game that Ortiz might be out of the lineup for a couple of games, giving him a chance to work...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz 'Working Things Out'—Not In Lineup

An ominous comment by Red Sox manager John Farrell has some wags wondering what's going on behinds the scenes with The Carmine Hose. Appearing on WEEI's Dale And Holley Show, Farrell stated that David Ortiz would not be in the Red Sox lineup for "a couple of days". The explanation was that the DH needed "to try to work some things out". Hello!
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz - benched or time off?

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterPhoto courtesy of Getty ImagesDavid Ortiz is out of the lineup for "a couple of days" according to Red Sox manager John Farrell starting with tonight's game against the Texas Rangers.Speaking on WEEI's "Dale & Holley Show" Farrell acknowledged that everyone is frustrated by the problems the team has experienced so far in 2015 and he thinks that...
Via RedSoxLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Playoff chances hopeful or hopeless?

The Boston Red Sox owe $64 million to players currently uninvolved with the team’s efforts.  With Shane Victorino, Justin Masterson, and Ryan Hanigan all on the DL, and Allen Craig and his remaining $25 million salary in Triple-A Pawtucket, it’s safe to say the Sox aren’t getting their money’s worth. Over the past three seasons the Red Sox have finished in last place, won...
4 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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz, Pedroia hold players-only meeting after loss

The Boston Red Sox are reeling. After beginning the season 7-3, the team has lost three consecutive games and eight of its last 10 on the way down to the AL East cellar. The offense, projected to be prolific, has stumbled. The pitching never even gained a foothold to stumble from. So it was under those conditions that a few Red Sox veterans — namely David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia...
20 days ago  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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