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BOSTON — David Ortiz was still hot under the collar roughly 24 hours following his ejection against the Baltimore Orioles. Only this time, his anger wasn’t directed at the umpiring crew.
Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher and longtime Orioles broadcaster, criticized Ortiz via Twitter after the slugger was tossed for...
Jim Palmer doesn’t sound like he’s a big fan of David Ortiz.
The former Baltimore Orioles pitcher and Hall of Famer ripped into Ortiz on Sunday after the Boston Red Sox designated hitter was ejected during Boston’s eventual loss to the Orioles. Ortiz was given the gate for arguing a checked swing call that went against the Red Sox slugger.
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
Your browser does not support iframes. David Ortiz was in his usual jovial mood despite his Boston Red Sox losing the New York Yankees on Sunday night, and he decided to talk some friendly trash. First he made small talk with former teammate Stephen Drew after cruising into second base on a wild pitch in...Read More
David Ortiz and Jacoby Ellsbury were Boston Red Sox teammates for seven seasons, so odds are good the two enjoyed a good rapport over the years. But that does not mean Big Papi isn’t willing to sling some good-natured smack talk at his former teammate. During Sunday night’s tilt between the AL East rivals, Ortiz...Read More
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David Ortiz is known for getting under his opponents’ skin on the diamond.
Sunday night’s game against division rival Yankees brought more of the same, as Big Papi talked some trash to a former teammate in the fourth inning of the American League East matchup.
Ortiz drew a leadoff walk, and a wild pitch allowed him to advance to second base. He then turned around, pointed...
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
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By Ricky Doyle
David Ortiz’s recent essay for Derek Jeter’s website, The Players’ Tribune, created plenty of buzz. It also included one part the Boston Red Sox slugger would like to explain.
While Ortiz’s comments regarding performance-enhancing drug testing and whether he’ll someday enter the Hall of Fame made...
David Ortiz is no stranger to having his name linked to performance enhancing drugs. In 2003, Ortiz’s name appeared on a list of 104 Major League Baseball players who reportedly tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Since then, Ortiz has been tested more than his fair share of times for banned substances. In fact, Ortiz...Read More