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WATCH: Houston Astros Mascot Does His Best to Distract Boston's David Ortiz

The Houston Astros are getting dangerously close to becoming a decent, respectable team. They are not there yet, but with the nucleus of young talent the team has there is certainly hope for the future. Till then they will have to figure out how to win games by any means necessary.Even if that means Orbit the mascot has to try too distract opposing batters.via Cut4After the home...
Via FatManWriting
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David Ortiz Not Impressed By Houston Astros Mascot’s Antics (Video)

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is a fun-loving guy off the field, but on the field, he’s all business. This was extremely apparent Saturday during Boston’s game against the Houston Astros. Orbit, the Astros’ mascot, tried to rile up Big Papi while he was in the on-deck circle, but Ortiz wasn’t having it. As Orbit waved and shook his belly at Ortiz, the big...
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Is Now The Time To Bet On The 2014 Boston Red Sox?

No one expected the Boston Red Sox to be this bad in 2014. Their current record is 41-51 with 3 games left against the Houston Astros before heading into the All Star break. They are currently in last place in the AL East. Players like Pedroia, Ortiz and Napoli haven’t been performing up to their normal standards. However, with the longest season in professional sports (162 games...
Via The Awesome Boston
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Ortiz is furious with MLB Network

David Ortiz (Credit: Associated Press) According to Deadspin, David Ortiz is fired up that his name has been brought into the verbal scuffle between his Boston Red Sox teammate John Lackey and Baltimore Orioles’ manager Buck Showaltwer regarding Orioles’ slugger Nelson Cruz. Cruz went 3-3 off Lackey when the Orioles took on the Red Sox this weekend. After the game, Lackey backhandedly...
Via Reading Between The Seams
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Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has taken enough steroids to kill California Chrome

Speaking Tuesday with WEEI, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz bashed MLB Network commentators for claiming he got “a free pass” in the Biogenesis investigation. Ortiz was identified in 2009 by The New York Times as one of approximately 100 ballplayers who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003. “In this country, nobody gets a free pass,” said Ortiz, 38, who...
Via Sports by Colin
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Lack of accountability earned David Ortiz a “free pass"

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz went on another rampage Monday, defending his honor when it comes to his connection to performance-enhancing drugs.Ortiz aimed bombastic comments toward MLB Network analyst Joe Magrane, and the network itself after being mentioned in an on-air discussion about PEDs and Baltimore Orioles OF/DH Nelson Cruz, after Red Sox pitcher John...
Via The Baseball Stance
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz 'Happy' To Relinquish All-Star Berth

(Getty Images)I guess we kind of believe David Ortiz when he says he'd much rather get the rest than appear in another All-Star Game. But part of us also wants so say, "Bunk!". Ortiz has represented the Red Sox in The Midsummer Classic for nine of the last ten years—often lighting up the skies in the Home Run Derby. So, all of sudden, he's looking for a respite...
Via FenwayNation
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Ortiz: Walking out of batter's box not meant to show up Cubs

BOSTON — David Ortiz knew the Chicago Cubs didn’t want to pitch to him in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s game at Fenway Park. Thus, Big Papi began to mosey on down to first base. The issue, however, was that Neil Ramirez’s 3-0 offering didn’t even cross the plate before Ortiz started to leave the batter’s box. The video went viral and caused a stir, but Ortiz clarified...
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David Ortiz leaves batter's box before ball four arrives (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz didn't have time to wait for ball four to arrive at home plate before leaving the batter's box in a curious move during the seventh inning of Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez wasn't going to take a chance on giving Big Papi a pitch to hit with two outs in...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz has theory for Cubs' World Series drought

Three-time World Champion David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox has a simple solution for the Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series in 105 years and counting.  Get rid of day games.  And he has anecdotal evidence to prove it.  The recent member of the 450 home run club offered his wisdom as the Sox host the lovable Cubbies in a battle of teams with really old stadia (via Jesse...
Via Reading Between The Seams
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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