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  • • Don Mattingly calls out Mike Fiers for not speaking out on Astros sooner
    While many have applauded Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal, he’s also received plenty of heat for it. Now, Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly is calling out Fiers for not speaking out sooner. During an appearance on "The Dan Patrick Show," Mattingly took Fiers to task for staying ...2020
  • • Jose Canseco defends Mike Fiers for whistleblowing, calls out David Ortiz
    After hearing former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz call Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers a “snitch” for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal, former big-league slugger Jose Canseco stepped in and came to Fiers’ defense. Canseco, a six-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, tweeted support for Fiers and his de...2020
  • • Big Papi: Fiers is a 'snitch' for exposing Astros
    Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says A's pitcher Mike Fiers looks "like a snitch" for exposing the Astros sign-stealing scandal after the fact....2020
  • • David Ortiz calls out ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers for blowing whistle on Astros
    David Ortiz does not condone how the Houston Astros cheated their way to a World Series title in 2017, but Big Papi seems equally annoyed that it was a former member of the team who blew the lid off the sign-stealing scheme. Ortiz spoke with reporters from Boston Red Sox training camp on Thursday, and he criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers ...2020
  • • Red Sox legend David Ortiz calls Astros whistleblower Mike Fiers a 'snitch,' stands up for Rob Manfred
    Big Papi was at Red Sox spring training camp Thursday...2020
  • • David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers
    Mike Fiers helped blow the whistle on the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme in 2017, and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz thinks that makes him a snitch. Speaking to John Tomase of the Boston Globe, Ortiz unloaded on Fiers for only coming out only after he won a ring and landed a big contract with the Oakland Athletics. No doubt, Ortiz...2020
  • • David Ortiz: Time to ‘move on’ from Astros’ sign-stealing scandal
    David Ortiz is not about to let the Houston Astros off the hook for the organization’s damning sign-stealing transgressions, but the Boston Red Sox legend nevertheless believes it is time to move on from the scandal. There unsurprisingly continues to be no shortage of consternation , hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth across Major League Baseball ...2020
  • • David Ortiz Takes To Instagram To Honor Kobe, Gianna Bryant, Other Victims
    The sudden and shocking death of Kobe Bryant sent shockwaves through the sports world. And David Ortiz still is trying... »...2020
  • • David Ortiz Mourns Loss Of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant With Instagram Post
    Sunday marked a sad, dark day in the sports world when Kobe Bryant was killed in a California helicopter crash... »...2020
  • • Hyundai to bring Boston presence to Super Bowl broadcast with David Ortiz, other stars
    Hyundai will air a 60-second ad during Super Bowl LIV featuring several celebrities with well-known Boston tie, including Red Sox legend David Ortiz.       ...2020

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David Ortiz injury and suspension

  • • Rejuvenated Hanley optimistic about 2018
    During the 10th annual David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic, held this weekend in the Dominican Republic, Hanley Ramirez told his host, friend and former teammate that he feels rejuvenated after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder....2017
  • • Rejuvenated Hanley optimistic about 2018
    During the 10th annual David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic, held this weekend in the Dominican Republic, Hanley Ramirez told his host, friend and former teammate that he feels rejuvenated after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder....2017
  • • Patriots hit Churchill Downs in derby style
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BTug413jImQ/?taken-by=dannyamendola The names of horses racing in the Kentucky Derby always spark conversation. They can be inspiring, like this year's winner, Always Dreaming. They can be funny, like Practical Joke. Or they can be the G.O.A.T., like Five Rings. OK, fine. So Five Rings wasn't a horse, (it would make a gr...2017
  • • In year of change, Pedroia 'bedrock' for Boston
    For the Red Sox, it is the first year without David Ortiz since he retired. It is the first year with Chris Sale. It is also a year that starts with uncertainty surrounding David Price, who is on the disabled list with a left elbow strain. With a considerable amount of change in the air, there stands Dustin Pedroia, who feels as constant around Fen...2017
  • • Dustin Pedroia completely recovered from knee surgery
    Dustin Pedroia says he is completely recovered from the surgery he underwent on his knee during the offseason.The Boston Red Sox second baseman injured his knee in September and struggled thereafter. He underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in October.“I did rehab stuff most of the offseason,” Pedroia said on Monday via WEEI’s John Tomase. “But you k...2017
  • • Is MLB Headed for Dearth of Intense Division Races Next Season?
    2017
  • • Would Bonds, Clemens Entry Open Up Hall of Fame Floodgates?
    2017
  • • Early 2017 MLB Playoff Team Projections If the Offseason Ended Today
    2016
  • • David Ortiz says he's definitely retiring despite Instagram joke
    Sorry, Boston Red Sox fans, but David Ortiz’s Instagram post about coming back for another season was nothing more than a joke. In case you missed it, the now-retired designated hitter trolled Red Sox Nation after the team acquired ace pitcher Chris Sale, posting on Instagram that the trade “got (him) thinking.” But in an interview on the red carpe...2016
  • • Top Potential Zack Greinke Suitors, Trade Packages
    2016

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David Ortiz trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers
    Mike Fiers helped blow the whistle on the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme in 2017, and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz thinks that makes him a snitch. Speaking to John Tomase of the Boston Globe, Ortiz unloaded on Fiers for only coming out only after he won a ring and landed a big contract with the Oakland Athletics. No doubt, Ortiz...2020
  • • Orioles P Miguel Castro robbed, shot at in Dominican Republic
    Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Miguel Castro Jr. is retelling what had to be a harrowing experience for the Dominican Republic native in his hometown of La Romana. Castro indicates that he was robbed at gunpoint while training at a stadium in the town. “They took my chains from me in the middle of the play, they almost gave me a shot by the grace...2020
  • • Angels notify MLB of Harper comments on Trout recruitment
    Bryce Harper just launched his tenure as the Phillies’ biggest star, but he’s already considering how to use his gravitational pull to the team’s advantage. In an interview Tuesday with Philadelphia SportsRadio 94WIP, Harper made clear he intends to help the Phils land another big fish in free agency: “If you don’t think I’m gonna call Mike Trout t...2019
  • • Magic Johnson likes seeing Kevin Durant in a Lakers jersey
    Magic Johnson knows the NBA is keeping a close eye on him when it comes to discussing star players who are under contract with other teams, but the Los Angeles Lakers executive can’t hide his excitement over Kevin Durant’s impending free agency. During an appearance on the FOX pregame show at the World Series over the weekend, Magic bragged about h...2018
  • • David Ortiz, Alex Rodriguez make great bet on Yankees-Red Sox ALDS
    David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez of course have a long and storied shared history amid the backdrop of the bitter rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Amid the ongoing antagonism, the superstar ballplayers-turned-MLB analysts have made a fantastic wager on the outcome of their respective teams’ ALDS showdown. The series marks the ...2018
  • • David Ortiz strongly denies any ties to gambling on baseball
    David Ortiz posted a note on his Instagram page on Thursday to strongly deny any ties to gambling on baseball in 2005.Eddie Dominguez, a former Boston Red Sox security agent, wrote a book called “Baseball Cop: The Dark Side of America’s National Pastime.” In his book, he alleges that a top member of Ortiz’s entourage bet on baseball multiple times ...2018
  • • J.D. Martinez is doing exactly what the Boston Red Sox were hoping he'd do
    Although it took way too long to actually come to fruition, the Boston Red Sox had a sincere interest in slugger J.D. Martinez throughout the winter for one main reason: all of the dingers.In the organization’s first campaign without David Ortiz, Boston struggled with generating power, ranking last in the American League with 168 homers. It was alr...2018
  • • Report: Nelson Cruz could get David Ortiz-like deal from Mariners for final years
    The Seattle Mariners seem to have an idea of how to approach the future with their aging but still productive slugger Nelson Cruz.According to a report by Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times on Sunday, the Mariners have approached Cruz about the possibility of a contract setup similar to what retired Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz got in his final ...2018
  • • WATCH: Betts delivers second three-homer game of season
    Mookie Betts is one of the best players in baseball, and he offered further proof of that on Wednesday.Betts missed three days with a tight hamstring and promptly returned with a three-homer game against the Kansas City Royals — his second three-homer game of the young season.The Royals must have wondered what they had to do to get Betts out. The f...2018
  • • NL Notes: Theo Epstein opens up in podcast, Harvey unhappy, Bumgarner, Bautista
    Top Cubs baseball exec Theo Epstein made for an interesting guest on the latest podcast of MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (audio link). This is obviously worth a listen for any Cubs fans, as Epstein talks about some points where the team’s rebuilding effort led to particular frustration, but he also has some interesting tales to tell of broader interest. ...2018

David Ortiz stats

  • • J.D. Martinez earns spot in Boston history with 43rd HR in win
    The Red Sox signed JD Martinez in hopes that he’d make an immediate impact.He did just that. Martinez ended the regular season with 130 RBI and 43 home runs, which earned him a spot in Red Sox history. With his three-run homer in the fourth inning of a 10-2 win over the Yankees, Martinez passed Dick Stuart for most home runs (42 in 1963) during a p...2018
  • • Miguel Cabrera, Albert Pujols Lead B/R's All-HOF Team in MLB Today
    2017
  • • Is MLB Headed for Dearth of Intense Division Races Next Season?
    2017
  • • Scott Miller's 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
    2017
  • • Andrew Benintendi Poised to Become MLB's Next Rookie Superstar
    2017
  • • Is Andrew McCutchen the Right Win-Now Splash for Mets' World Series Chase?
    2016
  • • Early 2017 MLB Playoff Team Projections If the Offseason Ended Today
    2016
  • • Edwin Encarnacion to Indians: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2016
  • • MLB Fanbases with the Most to Be Excited About This Christmas
    2016
  • • Edwin Encarnacion Would Propel Indians Back to Top of AL Pack
    2016

David Ortiz kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • David Ortiz selling mansion with Fenway-themed basement for $6.3 million
    For a cool $6.3 million, you can reside in the abode where Big Papi held court. David Ortiz is selling his mansion — complete with a Fenway-themed basement. The residence, located in Weston, Mass., is a 8,586-square-foot Adirondack-style home on a two-acre lot. And it’s magnificent. In an email sent to Boston Magazine, Ortiz opened up about why he’...2019
  • • David Ortiz blasts Tom Brady’s diet as 'suffering'
    Two of the most iconic athletes in modern Boston history won’t be getting together any time soon to pitch a healthy lifestyle.We already know about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s somewhat ridiculous diet. Heck, here’s a cookbook Brady himself is selling.Brady and his wife, Gisele, are known for being health nuts. Their diet consists o...2018
  • • Sunday Notes: Keynan Middleton is Impressing in Anaheim
    Keynan Middleton has been drawing rave reviews since being called up by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in early May. The 23-year-old righty reliever has reached triple digits with his fastball, and his slider has given hitters fits. There have been a few hiccups along the way — rookies aren’t infallible — but shining moments are becoming commonp...2017
  • • There is now a street in Boston named after David Ortiz
    The man who once said “This is our [bleepin’] city” now has his own bleepin’ street. Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had the honor of having a street in Boston renamed in recognition of his impact on the Red Sox and the city of Boston on Thursday. Yawkey Way Extension is now known as David Ortiz Drive. As if that was not enough, Ortiz al...2017
  • • David Ortiz tears up over Yordano Ventura at pitcher's funeral
    Thousands came together Tuesday in Yordano Ventura’s hometown of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic to pay tribute to the late Kansas City Royals pitcher.The throngs of people attending Ventura’s funeral included many of his Royals teammates, other major league players and recently retired slugger David Ortiz, a fellow Dominican Republic native...2017
  • • Famous fans celebrate Patriots big win on social media
    It's official: The Patriots are heading to Houston. The team came up big against the Steelers in the AFC Championship, and Patriots Nation didn't hold back celebrating New England's return to the Super Bowl. Celebrity Patriots fans were among those hitting Twitter and Instagram throughout the game. From Foxborough to Hollywood and everywhere in bet...2017
  • • Pedro Martinez thinks Ortiz will return to Red Sox in 2017
    David Ortiz is retired, at least for now, but a former Boston Red Sox teammate doesn’t think that will last.Pedro Martinez told WEEI’s “Trenni & Tomase” that he won’t believe Ortiz is retired until he sees the slugger sit out an entire season.“David says he’s retired,” Martinez said, via John Tomase of WEEI. “But I still believe David is going to g...2017
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Chapman, Jansen Stand out in Weak Free Agent Class
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Vin Scully Writes Final Stanzas of Baseball Career
    2016
  • • David Ortiz Glad 'WWE' Era Between Red Sox, Yankees Has Passed
    2016

Top David Ortiz news

  • • David Ortiz Surprises Military Members with Tickets to 2014 World Series
    2014
  • • David Ortiz delivers on promise to hit home run for young Red Sox fan
    David Ortiz delivers on promise to hit home run for young Red Sox fan...2016
  • • Papi's 2 HRs back Wright's stuff in New York
    David Ortiz continued to torment the Yankees with a two-homer night and Dustin Pedroia also went deep off Luis Severino, supporting Steven Wright's three-hitter as the Red Sox posted a 5-1 victory on Sunday, winning the final game of the weekend series....2016
  • • Papi's 2 HRs back Wright's stuff in New York
    David Ortiz continued to torment the Yankees with a two-homer night and Dustin Pedroia also went deep off Luis Severino, supporting Steven Wright's three-hitter as the Red Sox posted a 5-1 victory on Sunday, winning the final game of the weekend series....2016
  • • Baffled by Wright, Yanks miss out on sweep
    David Ortiz continued to torment the Yankees with a two-homer night and Dustin Pedroia also went deep off Luis Severino, supporting Steven Wright's three-hitter as the Red Sox posted a 5-1 victory on Sunday, winning the final game of the weekend series....2016
  • • Ortiz's 500th HR highlights rout of Rays
    David Ortiz hit his 499th and 500th career home runs to lead the Red Sox to a 10-4 win over the Rays on Saturday night at Tropicana Field....2015
  • • WATCH: Big Papi and Gronk sing together in new commercial
    The biggest hit of the summer this year comes from — David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski? The dynamic duo sing a song together called “Sippin'” for a new Dunkin’ Donuts commercial, and the tune actually is strangely catchy. The music video also is pretty great, as the Boston Red Sox designated hitter and New England Patriots tight end hang by the pool a...2015
  • • Mr. Walk-off: Papi powers Sox past Astros
    David Ortiz tied the game in the ninth and won it in the 11th on Saturday, carrying the Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Astros....2016
  • • Mr. Walk-off: Papi powers Sox past Astros
    David Ortiz tied the game in the ninth and won it in the 11th on Saturday, carrying the Red Sox to a 6-5 win over the Astros....2016
  • • Once again, Papi haunts Yankees with HR
    David Ortiz added yet another memorable hit against the Yankees to his resume, hammering a two-run shot over the Green Monster in left-center against Dellin Betances with one out in the eighth to break a tie and lead the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory in the first rivalry showdown this season....2016

David Ortiz fantasy rankings and news

  • • MLB MVP 2016: Examining Predictions for AL and NL Award Races
    2016
  • • Jose Altuve's Career Year Makes 2016 AL MVP Award His to Lose
    2016
  • • Fantasy Baseball 2016: Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice After 2 Months
    2016
  • • David Price Right at Home with Boston Red Sox Thanks in Large Part to Big Papi
    2016
  • • Maikel Franco's Monstrous Spring Signals MLB's Next Big Hitting Star Has Arrived
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for August 18
    2015
  • • Mariners vs. Red Sox: Stats, Highlights, Reaction of Boston's 22-Run Explosion
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Bargain Buys, Sleepers for July 26
    2015
  • • Amid the Chaos, Red Sox Have Quietly Developed Young Core for Future
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best MLB Position Player Picks for June 27
    2015

David Ortiz schedule, game

  • • David Ortiz calls out ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers for blowing whistle on Astros
    2020
  • • Red Sox legend David Ortiz calls Astros whistleblower Mike Fiers a 'snitch,' stands up for Rob Manfred
    2020
  • • Orioles P Miguel Castro robbed, shot at in Dominican Republic
    2020
  • • J.D. Martinez earns spot in Boston history with 43rd HR in win
    2018
  • • J.D. Martinez is doing exactly what the Boston Red Sox were hoping he'd do
    2018
  • • Awesome GIF documents Bartolo Colon’s evolution on 45th birthday
    Thursday marks the 45th birthday of the ageless Bartolo Colon, who inexplicably continues to produce in his stupefying 21st season in Major League Baseball. To put his amazing longevity in perspective, after starting his MLB career in 1997 with the Cleveland Indians, Colon played his eighth big-league season with the Montreal Expos. In honor of the...2018
  • • David Ortiz thinks Yankees will win AL East over Red Sox
    David Ortiz the homer is giving way to David Ortiz the realist.In an interview with Nicole Yang of Boston.com that was published Thursday, the retired Boston Red Sox great picked the rival New York Yankees to win the American League East in 2018 over the Red Sox.“They pretty much stacked the lineup with more power,” Ortiz said of the Yankees. “I do...2018
  • • Papi says Yanks are team to beat in AL East
    Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz told the Boston Globe on Thursday that he feels the Yankees are the team to beat in the American League East after Boston added Giancarlo Stanton to an already loaded lineup....2018
  • • David Ortiz weighs in on Yankees’ lethal duo of Giancarlo Stanton-Aaron Judge
    The Yankees currently have arguably the most potent lineup in all of baseball, and it’s hard not to look at them as a pitcher’s worst nightmare.With the acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, who will likely hit behind Aaron Judge, pitchers had better make sure they don’t let guys get on base beforehand, or those guys will make them pay with two and thr...2018
  • • David Ortiz weighs in on potential of Giancarlo Stanton-Aaron Judge duo
    The New York Yankees boast a formidable one-two power-hitting punch in their batting order thanks to the offseason acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, who joins slugger Aaron Judge.The case can be made that the Stanton-Judge duo has the potential to be among the best pairing of power hitters in a lineup in recent MLB memory. And one former ballplayer...2018

David Ortiz rumors, scandals

  • • Don Mattingly calls out Mike Fiers for not speaking out on Astros sooner
    2020
  • • Jose Canseco defends Mike Fiers for whistleblowing, calls out David Ortiz
    2020
  • • Big Papi: Fiers is a 'snitch' for exposing Astros
    2020
  • • David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers
    2020
  • • David Ortiz: Time to ‘move on’ from Astros’ sign-stealing scandal
    2020
  • • David Ortiz Takes To Instagram To Honor Kobe, Gianna Bryant, Other Victims
    2020
  • • Orioles P Miguel Castro robbed, shot at in Dominican Republic
    2020
  • Gronk, OBJ dance it out in new Dunkin' commercial
    • Gronk, OBJ dance it out in new Dunkin' commercial
    New England has grown used to seeing Rob Gronkowski and David Ortiz singing their hearts out in hilarious Dunkin' Donuts commercials for the past few years, but with Big Papi's retirement last season, Gronk needed to find a new partner in crime.  Enter Odell Beckham Jr.  Instead of singing, the new duo is dancing their way into the hearts of fans a...2017
  • • Pedro Martinez suggests Red Sox should bring back David Ortiz
    Pedro Martinez thinks the Boston Red Sox could use another slugger, and he knows exactly who would be perfect for the role.The former three-time Cy Young winner and current MLB analyst was sharing some thoughts on Twitter Monday night about an assortment of teams. One tweet suggested David Ortiz re-join the Red Sox: So Big Papi is working out and i...2017
  • • Pedro Martinez stirs up more speculation about a David Ortiz comeback
    Pedro on Papi: 'I know he is in baseball shape'...2017