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What has David Ortiz meant to the Boston Red Sox?

There is at least one player in every sports franchise that fans will remember for their accomplishments both on and off the field. For the Boston Red Sox, that player is David Ortiz. Even though he did not start his career with the team, over time he has fallen in love with the city, and the city has loved him back. From being Mr. Clutch on the field to being Mr. Charitable off...
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David Ortiz gets 'Big Papi' cowboy boots from Rangers

David Ortiz got a big Texas farewell from the Rangers. The team honored the Boston Red Sox designated hitter before Saturday’s game in Arlington, and the Rangers helped Ortiz celebrate his final series there in the most Texas way possible. Ortiz, accompanied by Elvis Andrus and former teammate Adrian Beltre, received a pair of custom leather cowboy boots with “Big Papi” and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz not second-guessing retirement in midst of tremendous season

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is going into retirement with a bang, but it may be taking a toll on the aging slugger. Ortiz previously announced the 2016 baseball season will be his last season, but the way he has been tearing it up in the batter’s box has left some Boston fans hopeful he may have a change of heart. That will not be the case, according to Ortiz, as he is feeling...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz regrets announcing retirement before season

Producing at an All-Star level at age 40 is difficult enough for a major league ballplayer. Doing so amid the unrelenting media attention of a retirement tour is even tougher. That’s something David Ortiz is just now realizing. The Boston Red Sox designated hitter told ESPN Deportes on Sunday he regrets letting the public know beforehand that this season would be his last...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz steals second without a throw

It’s rare to see fans at a Major League Baseball game stand up and cheer for a stolen base, but on Sunday, the fans at Fenway Park had good reason. In the bottom of the seventh inning of the series finale of the Red Sox and Mariners, Boston designated hitter David Ortiz managed to steal second. What was most amazing was the fact that Ortiz made it to second before the catcher...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz steals second against Mariners

David Ortiz isn’t known for his prowess on the bases. But on Sunday, the Boston Red Sox superstar reminded Edwin Diaz and the Seattle Mariners that he can’t be ignored on the bases. Focusing on the positive first, this is great base running on Big Papi’s part. Ortiz has now stolen 17 bases in his career and two this season. Consider this strong proof that you don’t necessarily...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz explains why Yankee Stadium is his favorite road venue

David Ortiz has played in every Major League Baseball stadium over the course of his 20-year career, and it’s safe to say Fenway Park is his favorite. But what park outside his home stadium does the Boston Red Sox slugger enjoy the most? That was one question posed to Ortiz during his Facebook live chat with fans Tuesday for Fanatics, a sports apparel and merchandise company...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins give David Ortiz jar of peanut butter for retirement

The latest stop on the David Ortiz retirement tour is in Minnesota, where the slugger started his career. Now you’d have to imagine it’s somewhat tough for the Twins and their fans to honor the star, considering Ortiz had his best years in Boston and beat up on the Twins and the rest of the American League for years. Looking at this, you’ll realize just how long it’s been...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Bids Farewell To Minnesota, A Place He Once Called Home

David Ortiz will play his final series at Minnesota when the Boston Red Sox take on the Twins this weekend. Ortiz, of course, launched his career with the Twins 19 years ago and spent six seasons playing in the Gopher State. As a young player with the Twins, Big Papi didn’t really show any of the power numbers Red Sox fans grew accustomed to seeing. He only hit 20 home runs at...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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