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The Republican Jun 21, 2016

David Ortiz not in Boston Red Sox lineup despite being 5-for-13 against White Sox lefty Chris Sale

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, who has dealt with Achilles issues for the past four seasons, will receive some occasional days off to rest here during his age 40 season.
The Republican Jun 21, 2016
David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox DH, not expected to start at 1B in NL parks for now but things might change

David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox DH, not expected to start at 1B in NL parks for now but things might change

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz likely won't start at first base when the Sox play at the Los Angeles Dodgers from Aug. 5-7, then at the San Diego Padres from Sept. 5-7.
Full Count | WEEI Jun 21, 2016

Red Sox pregame notes: David Ortiz lingering foot/heel issues are ‘real situations’

Prior to Tuesday’s game, Red Sox manager John Farrell addressed some injury concerns festering the team, including one that was suspected to not be as bad as it actually is in David Ortiz’s heel and foot. Ortiz is not in the lineup for Tuesday’s game in order to recuperate physically, as the 40-year-old is fighting […]
Full Count | WEEI Jun 21, 2016

Red Sox lineup: Dustin Pedroia returns, David Ortiz out vs. White Sox

While Dustin Pedroia returns after not starting on Monday, the Red Sox will be without David Ortiz Tuesday night against White Sox ace Chris Sale. For his career, Ortiz 5-for-13 against the left-hander. Hanley Ramirez will serve as the designated hitter in his absence, Travis Shaw will slide over to first base and Deven Marrero […]
The Republican Jun 21, 2016
David Ortiz now regrets retirement announcement, still done after 2016 Red Sox season: 'I am in severe pain'

David Ortiz now regrets retirement announcement, still done after 2016 Red Sox season: 'I am in severe pain'

David Ortiz has looked like a reborn player during his age 40 season -- the one that he's said will be his final in a Boston Red Sox uniform. But don't let appearances fool you, it hasn't been easy for Big Papi.
Fenway Nation Jun 21, 2016

David Ortiz Regrets Announcing Retirement Before Season

(FenwayNation File Photo)In an interview with ESPN Deportes, David Ortiz said he regrets announcing his impending retirement before the season. The reason? Said Papi, "I’m too busy. I have too many things to do. I barely have time to do anything. It’s very difficult for me. If I had even imagined that it would be so difficult, I wouldn’t have announced anything. There are too many people I have to pay attention to, and on top of that I have to prepare for a game." But it appears there will be no backtracking on the decision. As Ortiz pointed out, "... when your body tells you it’s...
MetsBlog Jun 20, 2016

Mets internally considering whether or not to bring back Reyes

The New York Mets are internally considering whether or not they should bring back infielder Jose Reyes.
The Republican Jun 18, 2016
David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox DH, who tied Ted Williams for home runs, is an AL MVP frontrunner at 40

David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox DH, who tied Ted Williams for home runs, is an AL MVP frontrunner at 40

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz tied Williams with 521 career homers -- 463 of which have come with the Red Sox. He also tied Frank Thomas and Willie McCovey.
Full Count | WEEI Jun 17, 2016

David Ortiz after tying Ted Williams on all-time home run list: ‘I’m a bad ass’

David Ortiz keeps climbing up the statistical ladder, with Friday night’s accomplishment including a fairly significant name. With his fourth-inning solo home run, Ortiz tied Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 19th on the all-time list with 521 homers. “It means a lot,” said Ortiz after the Red Sox’ 8-4 loss to the […]
The Republican Jun 17, 2016
David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox slugger ties Ted Williams on all-time MLB home run list (VIDEO)

David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox slugger ties Ted Williams on all-time MLB home run list (VIDEO)

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz tied Ted Williams on the all-time home run list with a two-run blast to center field during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners.
The Republican Jun 17, 2016

David Ortiz one behind Boston Red Sox great Ted Williams on all-time HR list; Chances of tying him today? (lineup)

What's David Ortiz's chances of tying Ted Williams today? The Boston Red Sox DH has fared well against Hisashi Iwakuma (5-5, 4.10) who starts tonight for the Mariners.
Over the Monster Jun 17, 2016

Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Christian Vazquez, Roenis Elias

Today's links look at the bond between David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez, the hole in left field and the probability of Jason Groome signing. This conversation between David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez should cheer you up after last night's game. (Player's Tribune) Speaking of Ramirez, he is working hard to fix the problems that have led to his slumps this year. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal) Christian Vazquez has struggled mightily at the plate, but the Red Sox are going to stay patient with him. (Jason Mastrodonato; Boston Herald) With Roenis Elias getting the start tonight, what...
Fenway Nation Jun 16, 2016

Papi And Hanley Share Stories Of Home And Family

(Photo By Michael Lebrecht)In a great joint interview on Derek Jeter's The Players' Tribune site, David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez reflect on their childhood in the Dominican Republic, their friendship and their life in the big leagues. It's a fun, revealing look at their struggles and successes—and the bond they share with other Latin athletes. There are even a few surprises—like Hanley's obsession with cheesecake. It's a great read, which you can find HERE.

Chris Tillman christened Zach Britton 'ridiculous' after he notched 20th save. What makes him so?

Orioles closer Zach Britton’s 20th save in 20 chances this season was a long one, a necessary one, and to hear him tell it, a wholly unremarkable one. He’d have rather gotten one of the best hitters in a generation, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, to have grounded into a double-play to end...

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