5:59 PM EDT, Fri June 24, 2016

Former teammates Javier Lopez, David Ortiz meet again

Somewhere at his house, in a box filled with baseball mementos, Javier Lopez has a selfie he took with David Ortiz. After sweeping the Rockies in the 2007 World Series, with trays of ribs surrounding them, he and Ortiz smiled into a disposable camera. In the seventh inning of the Giants’ win Tuesday night over the Red Sox, Lopez threw to his friend for the first time. The at-bat, which ended in a game-tying groundout, brought back a host of memories for Lopez. In a pregame ceremony Tuesday to recognize the 40-year-old Ortiz’s upcoming retirement, Lopez handed his former teammate a...

Giants’ Javier Lopez reflects on friendship with David Ortiz

After sweeping the Rockies in the 2007 World Series, with trays of ribs surrounding them, he and Ortiz smiled into a disposable camera. In the seventh inning of the Giants’ win Tuesday night over the Red Sox, Lopez threw to his friend for the first time. The at-bat, which ended in a game-tying groundout, brought back a host of memories for Lopez. In a pregame ceremony Tuesday to recognize the 40-year-old Ortiz’s upcoming retirement, Lopez handed his former teammate a bell from a San Francisco cable car. Lopez isn’t surprised that Ortiz, who is hitting .344 with 55 RBIs and 16 home...

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