9:23 AM EST, Tue January 27, 2015
The Republican 15 hours ago

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz could benefit from elimination of defensive shifts

New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke about eliminating defensive shifts, which may sound crazy but could do wonders for David Ortiz.
Over the Monster Jan 23, 2015

Allen Craig willing to play third; unable to play third

Allen Craig is trying to find a space in a crowded Red Sox lineup, but just because he's willing to play third base doesn't mean he's actually capable. Allen Craig is currently a man without a position in Boston. First base is taken by Mike Napoli, left field by Hanley Ramirez, and DH by David Ortiz. He's also a man in need of no small number of at bats. After a 2014 lost to injury, Craig's career is in danger of stalling if he doesn't get the chance to prove that he can still produce at the level he has in years past. To that end, Craig is looking to make himself more versatile, telling...
Full Count | WEEI Jan 11, 2015

David Ortiz gets better of Adam Jones thanks to Patriots win

It’s still just more than three months before the American League East party gets started, but David Ortiz and Baltimore’s Adam Jones decided to kick the competition off a bit early. In a Twitter exchange between the two throughout Saturday — with each publicly rooting for their respective NFL team, the Patriots and Ravens — […]
Over the Monster Jan 6, 2015

Daily Red Sox Links: Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Rick Porcello

Today's links look at the case against Pedro as a first ballot Hall of Famer, the case for David Ortiz, and the "calculated Rick" the Red Sox have taken with Mr. Porcello. A look at the (surprisingly not that) crazy people not voting for Pedro as a first-ballot Hall of Famer ... (Michael Silverman; Boston Herald) ... the importance of him getting in there anyways, especially for Red Sox fans ... (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston) ... the incandescent brilliance of David Ortiz, the great DH hope for a Hall of Fame bid ...  (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) ... the "calculated Rick" taken by Rick...

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