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Newark Star-Ledger Feb 25, 2015

Alex Rodriguez ends interview after question about Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz

Earlier in the day, Ortiz reportedly said "things are not good" between him and A-Rod

David Ortiz says remove instant replay to increase pace of baseball

David Ortiz takes a few minutes to talk with Mut, Bradford, and Tomase about some of his new teammates, who Pablo Sandoval reminds him of, and the rules aimed at speeding up the game of baseball.
Full Count | WEEI Feb 25, 2015

David Ortiz destroys new MLB pace of game rules, thinks pitchers get off easy

FORT MYERS, Fla. — When Major League Baseball, in conjunction with the Players Association, announced Monday new rules and guidelines for speeding up the pace of games starting this season, one Red Sox batter immediately took offense. And on Wednesday, the whole world found out just how ticked off David Ortiz is with rules designed […]
Over the Monster Feb 24, 2015

David Ortiz arrives to spring training sporting Notorious B.I.G. tee

Big Papi continues to be a shining beacon of wonderfulness. David Ortiz has arrived in Fort Myers for spring training on Tuesday, the day that all Red Sox players were required to show up by. And he showed up wearing thick black-rimmed glasses, a Notorious B.I.G. t-shirt, and, of course, his quarter-million diamond and white gold necklace that he even sports during games. Photographic evidence from @StonePhotos that Big Papi has, in fact, arrived in #RedSox camp pic.twitter.com/r13WET30ZA — Scott Lauber (@ScottLauber) February 24, 2015 Papi can rock a suit, even if it's made out...
Over the Monster Feb 26, 2015

Daily Red Sox Links: Yoan Moncada, David Ortiz, Ben Cherington

Today's links look at David Ortiz's thoughts on the new pace of play rules, the big gambles Boston took this offseason, and the ownership situation. The Red Sox obviously gave a ton of money of Yoan Moncada, but why were they comfortable spending on him but not Jon Lester? (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) David Ortiz sure does have some opinions on the new pace of play rules. (Sean McAdam; CSN New England) He probably took his complaints a bit to the extreme though. (Matt Snyder; CBS Sports) As much as we all hate to admit it, Ortiz can't have too much time left in the game. Boston can't...
Boston Herald Feb 24, 2015
David Ortiz: 'My belly hasn't grown like Panda'

David Ortiz: 'My belly hasn't grown like Panda'

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval."My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Pablo Sandoval.Ortiz, the final player on the 40-man roster to report, wore black-framed glasses and was dressed in a black T-shirt with black jeans. He gave hugs and handshakes to many of his teammates and front office personnel.
Boston Herald Feb 26, 2015
Red Sox Notebook: David Ortiz no friend of A-Rod

Red Sox Notebook: David Ortiz no friend of A-Rod

FORT MYERS — Don’t expect David Ortiz to welcome Alex Rodriguez back to baseball.Once upon a time, even at the height of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, Big Papi considered A-Rod among his closest friends in the game. But their relationship has been frosty since last January, when Rodriguez’ attorney, Joe Tacopina, implied in an ESPN Radio interview that Ortiz used performance-enhancing drugs.

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