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David Ortiz Ready For Red Sox Return After Stint In ‘Ortiz Laboratory’

This embed is invalid" /> David Ortiz has emerged from the drawing board. All signs point toward the slugger returning to the Boston Red Sox’s starting lineup Saturday, manager John Farrell said after Friday’s 7-4 loss. Ortiz sat out the first two games of Boston’s series against the Texas Rangers to work on his swing and catch a mental breather...
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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...
1 day 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!
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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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10 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

Jim Rice to Jim Palmer: 'Quit complaining'

Jim Rice thinks Jim Palmer is throwing stones in a glass house.   Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, made headlines recently when he criticized Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz after he was ejected for arguing balls and strikes against the O’s. He continued his tirade against Big Papi before Friday’s meeting between the two teams, comparing Ortiz...
April 25, 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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