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Carlos Gonzalez gets another shot with the Colorado Rockies

A lot can change over the course of a year — just ask outfielder Carlos Gonzalez.Before the 2017 season got underway, the Colorado Rockies offered their longtime player an extension that could’ve been worth up to three years and $45 million in an attempt to have him forgo free agency the upcoming winter. He rejected it, instead opting to play out the final season of a seven-year...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Papi loves J.D. Martinez addition

It took quite a while for J.D. Martinez to find a landing spot. But ultimately, the Boston Red Sox would get their man. And legendary Red Sox slugger David Ortiz couldn’t be happier about it.“We needed some thunder. You guys know how I feel about putting thunder in the middle of the lineup. If you want to compete in this division, you have to do that. You guys saw how the Yankees...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price warns JD Martinez that fans in Boston will boo him

David Price and J.D. Martinez were teammates for a short time with the Tigers, and Red Sox fans might be surprised to hear that Price helped bring the slugger to Boston. But those fans probably won’t be shocked to learn what Price said about them and the way they treat their players.In an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Price once again spoke about how difficult it is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz to star in new reality show ‘Big Papi Needs a Job’

David Ortiz will use a reality show to perhaps help him discover what he should do in his “golden years” after his retirement following the 2016 MLB season. Or maybe the show will is just an amusing way to watch the former slugger amuse himself and viewers with some silly shenanigans.Ortiz earlier this week revealed he’s slated to star in a 10-part reality series titled “Big Papi...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Astros, Dodgers fans don’t want David Ortiz picking their team in Game 7

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros will battle it out in a winner-take-all showdown Wednesday night in Game 7 of what has been an outstanding World Series.For the respective fan bases of the Dodgers and Astros, having FOX MLB analyst David Ortiz pick their team to win the series finale might as well be considered a kiss of death.Why? Because Ortiz, who has been otherwise...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 01, 2017  |  Discuss

David Ortiz shares thoughts on anti-racist banner at Fenway

David Ortiz doesn’t feel that an MLB ballpark is any place for fans to make political statements using banners and signs — no matter what the message being displayed may be.TMZ caught up with Ortiz on Thursday and filled him in about the banner that was hung from the Green Monster at Fenway Park the night before. There was initially some confusion over whether the message was one...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry thinks it’s time to make a change around Fenway Park.Henry wants to lead an effort to get the city of Boston to rename Yawkey Way, the street that sits behind the Green Monster at Fenway Park.Yawkey Way is named after former Sox owner, Tom Yawkey, who owned the team from 1933-1976. Under Yawkey, the Red Sox were the last team to integrate, waiting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 17, 2017  |  Discuss

David Ortiz throws terrible ceremonial first pitch (Video)

Friday night, the Red Sox celebrated the storied career of David Ortiz. The former first baseman and designated hitter had his number retired and threw out the first pitch prior to Boston’s game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He also spoke to the fans for nearly ten minutes, receiving a warm welcome.Perhaps all the years not playing in the field affected Ortiz’s throwing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

David Ortiz recounts ‘Big Papi’ origins to Stephen Colbert

David Ortiz has been known as “Big Papi” going all the way back to 2003 when he joined the Boston Red Sox. But how did Ortiz come by the nickname that is as synonymous with a particular player as any beloved moniker in Major League Baseball history?The retired Red Sox slugger currently is making the media rounds to promote his new book, “Papi: My Story.” On Wednesday night Ortiz...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: David Ortiz could join Red Sox broadcast team this season

The options seemingly are endless for David Ortiz as he considers myriad post-retirement options. And comments from Boston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy indicate Ortiz’s first job may be a role on the Boston Red Sox broadcast team.Kennedy discussed the retired icon’s future during an interview this week on Boston Herald Radio. While nothing is set in stone, Kennedy, who previously...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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