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The Republican Nov 21, 2015

VIDEO: Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. discusses David Ortiz's retirement announcement

On David Ortiz's 40th birthday Wednesday he announced he was retiring after the 2016 season on the Players' Tribune website. Ortiz hit 37 homers in 2015.
Bless You Boys Nov 20, 2015

David Ortiz, Tiger Killer, is retiring; can you name the other Tiger Killers?

David Ortiz has always been a legitimate Tiger Killer, so it's probably good that he's retiring. Here are 45 other hitters and pitchers who have been a thorn in the Tigers' side in the past. David Ortiz is retiring, and that's just fine with me. There was that little matter of The Incident Which Shall Not Be Mentioned back in the 2013 ALCS, but it goes beyond that. David Ortiz has been a bona fide Tiger Killer throughout his career, and I know it's nothing personal because, let's face it, David Ortiz has been a Killer of All Pitchers throughout his career, but you know what? It is personal....
Full Count | WEEI Nov 20, 2015

David Ortiz lending out locker to Torii Hunter’s son

The friendship between Torii Hunter and David Ortiz has been well documented. The pair go all the way back to the early 1990’s, when both were breaking into professional baseball with the Minnesota Twins. So it should be no surprise that when afforded the opportunity to make the son of his buddy feel at home […]
Over the Monster Nov 20, 2015

Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Jose Fernandez, Pablo Sandoval

Today's links look at life after David Ortiz, which free agent ace the Red Sox should target, and the team's preparation for the Rule 5 draft. When David Ortiz is gone, where will the Red Sox get their power? (Sean McAdam; CSN New England) Dave Dombrowski has to start figuring that and other parts of life without Ortiz out now. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald) What are some statistical milestones Ortiz can reach in 2016? (Bill Chuck; Boston.com) Pedro Martinez wasn't all that surprised that Ortiz has decided to retire after next season. (Sam Galanis; NESN) If he is truly available, Jose...
Over the Monster Nov 19, 2015

Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, David Ortiz, David Ortiz

Today's links continue to look at everything regarding David Ortiz's retirement. Here is David Ortiz's official retirement announcement. (David Ortiz; Player's Tribune) Tim Britton outlines the importance of Ortiz to this city. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal) Alex Skillin does a great job looking back at the legend's amazing career. (Alex Skillin; BP Boston) There's no doubt there will be a different feel to the 2016 season with Ortiz's impending departure. (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald) Terry Francona believes that Ortiz belongs in the Hall Of Fame, which should be good...
New York Post Nov 18, 2015

Will Yankees honor David Ortiz? Hal Steinbrenner won’t say

DALLAS — When Joe Torre hears David Ortiz’s name, the first image that comes to his mind is one from a specific year. “Yeah, ’04,” the former Yankees manager said Wednesday at Major League Baseball’s quarterly owners meetings. Ortiz’s epic performance in the 2004 ALCS forever changed the tracks of both Torre’s career and the...
New York Post Nov 18, 2015

Eyeing a starter, Yankees may be willing to trade Andrew Miller

The popular belief from teams searching for a closer is the Yankees will listen to inquires about Andrew Miller and could bite if a club dangles a major league ready starting pitcher or a high-end prospect close to the majors. “There are questions throughout their rotation,’’ an NL talent evaluator said of the Yankees. “They...
Full Count | WEEI Nov 18, 2015

Source: David Ortiz decision didn’t alter Red Sox offseason plans

The news came as somewhat of a surprise, and could have sent the Red Sox at least in a slightly different direction. But according to a major league source, the Red Sox’ offseason plans weren’t altered upon learning of David Ortiz’ decision to retire after the 2016 season. The assumption is that Hanley Ramirez, who […]

Tom Brady salutes David Ortiz after news of Ortiz retiring after 2016

Tom Brady salutes David Ortiz after news of Ortiz retiring after 2016
The Republican Nov 18, 2015

MLB free agency: Rich Hill signs with Oakland Athletics; Were Boston Red Sox interested?

Ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill's comeback was remarkable in 2015 and one of the Red Sox top stories in September. He will earn $6 million.

Ortiz: Time right to walk off after 2016 season

Ortiz: Time right to walk off after 2016 season
The Republican Nov 18, 2015
VIDEO: David Ortiz announces he'll retire after Boston Red Sox's 2016 season on Players' Tribune

VIDEO: David Ortiz announces he'll retire after Boston Red Sox's 2016 season on Players' Tribune

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz officially announced he'll retire following the 2016 season on a video that appeared on the Players Tribune website today.
Full Count | WEEI Nov 18, 2015

David Ortiz announces retirement on Players’ Tribune: ‘We run out of time at some point’

And now it’s official: 2016 will be David Ortiz‘s last in the big leagues. Speaking in a video posted on The Players’ Tribune, a web site founded by former Yankees star Derek Jeter, Ortiz announced his pending retirement. “For every single one of us, athletes-wise, we run out of time at some point,” Ortiz said. […]
Over the Monster Nov 18, 2015

David Ortiz: More than just a baseball player for Boston

There are no words to describe what David Ortiz, one of the most important people in Boston's history in the last 50 years, means to the city. I remember feeling genuinely afraid for one of the first times in my life after the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. As someone who grew up in the shadows of the city, I could not believe my eyes when I saw the smoke from the finish line from my bedroom window a mile away as I watched aerial shots of the buildings I frequently walked past on every major news network, marking scenes of terrorism and chaos. I was in first grade when...
The Republican Nov 18, 2015

David Ortiz retiring: Boston Red Sox depth at DH and where Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval fit

With David Ortiz retiring, who might replace him as Red Sox DH?

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