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  • • Restraining order issued against Red Sox legend David Ortiz in Dominican Republic
    Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being shot a little over a year ago in the Dominican Republic was a wild story, but now a restraining order reportedly has been filed against the slugger in the country....2020
  • • Watch Theo Epstein Nail 50-Yard Shot, Nominate David Ortiz For #TrickShot4Snowy
    Theo Epstein was up for a special challenge Thursday. The Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations connected from 50 yards... »...2020
  • • Is Big Papi A Hall Of Famer?
    Baseball fans love to debate which players should make it to the Hall of Fame, and with the designated hitter position so prominent in the news at the moment, it got me to thinking about David Ortiz’s Cooperstown case. The Boston legend will be eligible to make it there in 2022, and there’s a strong…...2020
  • • David Ortiz Shares Heartfelt Message For Karl-Anthony Towns After Mother Dies
    David Ortiz was a busy man Monday, but he made sure to share his love and support for Karl-Anthony Towns.... »...2020
  • • David Ortiz, John Krasinski surprise Boston medical workers with salute
    The Red Sox legend was part of a tribute that included a run around the bases at Fenway Park and free tickets once baseball season begins....2020
  • • David Ortiz, John Krasinski surprise Boston healthcare workers with Red Sox tickets for life
    The Boston legends gave back to those who are working hard to help the city...2020
  • • David Ortiz praises Nationals star Juan Soto: 'He's seven years ahead of me'
    Big Papi is very impressed with Soto's confidence at the plate...2020
  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    David Ortiz demonstrated his abilities as one of the game’s all-time great power hitters for more than a decade with the Boston Red Sox. Now, the MLB legend is passing on his skills to his 15-year-old son and potentially starting the next generation of baseball greatness in his family. The 44-year-old spent some quality time with his son in the backyard, teaching him the finer points of hitting. F...2020
  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    The sports world is buzzing with NFL free agency approaching as future Hall of Famer Tom Brady weighs whether or not to return to the New England Patriots. Now, another Boston sports legend is weighing in with some advice for the Patriots on how to bring Brady back to Boston. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz offered rather simple advice to the Patriots if they want Brady to return next season. Si...2020
  • • Ortiz estate sale ranges from baseball to decor
    Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is selling everything from baseball memorabilia to a backyard composter at an estate sale this weekend in Weston, Massachusetts....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 great name though) but the Super Bowl Champs were we...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 Fenway Park as the Green Monster....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 know, I feel great, normal, just like previous year...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 carpet for Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Yea...2016
  • • Top Potential Zack Greinke Suitors, Trade Packages
    2016

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David Ortiz trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    The sports world is buzzing with NFL free agency approaching as future Hall of Famer Tom Brady weighs whether or not to return to the New England Patriots. Now, another Boston sports legend is weighing in with some advice for the Patriots on how to bring Brady back to Boston. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz offered rather simple advice to the Patriots if they want Brady to return next season. Si...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 isn’t the only one in MLB circles who feels the s...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 of God the pistol was encasquilló (jammed). The b...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 to come to Philly in 2020, you’re crazy.” That comm...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 how he was able to bring LeBron James to LA. David ...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 first time the Red Sox and Yankees have faced each...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 in 2005, including wagers against Boston. His wage...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 already an issue that needed improvement, but the nee...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 years with the team. Ortiz essentially played out ...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 first pitch was toward the knees, the second homer ...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 player’s first year in Boston. Martinez’s 130 RBI a...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

  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    2020
  • • 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’s selling the property at this time. “We had a gre...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 of three bottles of water after every beer, absolut...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 commonplace. Just this past week, Middleton twice punched...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 already had a bridge named after him. “David Ortiz i...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. Ortiz, who tweeted his sorrow Sunday after learn...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 between, check out which stars were cheering your Pat...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 give it another try. I don’t know why I have that f...2017
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Chapman, Jansen Stand out in Weak Free Agent Class
    2016

Top David Ortiz news

  • • Ortiz, Bryant win 2016 Hank Aaron Awards
    David Ortiz and Kris Bryant, two superstar sluggers who jointly symbolize the transfer of power in Major League Baseball, were named the recipients of the 2016 Hank Aaron Awards on Wednesday as the most outstanding offensive performer in their respective league....2016
  • • Ortiz, Bryant win 2016 Hank Aaron Awards
    David Ortiz and Kris Bryant, two superstar sluggers who jointly symbolize the transfer of power in Major League Baseball, were named the recipients of the 2016 Hank Aaron Awards on Wednesday as the most outstanding offensive performer in their respective league....2016
  • • David Ortiz, John Krasinski surprise Boston healthcare workers with Red Sox tickets for life
    2020
  • • Famous fans celebrate Patriots big win on social media
    2017
  • • On Papi's night, Leon's 4 RBIs power Sox
    David Ortiz returned to Fenway Park on Friday night for the first time since his retirement to watch the Red Sox affix his No. 34 atop the right-field facade during a special pregame ceremony. The Red Sox gave him even more reason to c...2017
  • • On Papi's night, Leon's 4 RBIs power Sox
    David Ortiz returned to Fenway Park on Friday night for the first time since his retirement to watch the Red Sox affix his No. 34 atop the right-field facade during a special pregame ceremony. The Red Sox gave him even more reason to c...2017
  • • 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
  • Cubs players rock Patriots jerseys on themed road trip
    • Cubs players rock Patriots jerseys on themed road trip
    https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/904477518211796992 Champs recognize champs.  Last Sunday was the last one without football for the foreseeable future, and one MLB team took it upon themselves to celebrate its return.  The reigning World Series Champions honored the occasion by wearing their favorite jerseys on a road trip to Pittsburgh, and naturally, some Cubs took the opportunity to celebrate th...2017
  • • Larry Fitzgerald will go the Tim Duncan route when he decides to retire
    Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald doesn’t know when he will retire, but he knows that it will be a low-key moment when he does. Fitzgerald said Thursday that he won’t go on an extended retirement tour full of accolades, gifts and ceremonies like the ones we’ve seen from Kobe Bryant, Derek Jeter and David Ortiz…...2016
  • 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 across the country. The two pals are having a blast...2017

David Ortiz fantasy rankings and news

  • • MLB MVP 2016: Examining Predictions for AL and NL Award Races
    2016

David Ortiz schedule, game

  • • Restraining order issued against Red Sox legend David Ortiz in Dominican Republic
    2020
  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    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 for being a “snitch.” Ortiz said it doesn’t sit we...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
  • • 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 “Big Sexy” hitting the big 4-5, ESPN created a fa...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 don’t think anyone else in the division can compete ...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 rumors, scandals

  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    2020
  • • 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 quiet for so long and letting the Astros cheat all...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 decision to alert MLB about the Astros’ cheating sch...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
    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 and beyond over how the Astros employed technologi...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
  • • Orioles P Miguel Castro robbed, shot at in Dominican Republic
    2020
  • • Gronk, OBJ dance it out in new Dunkin' commercial
    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 in baseball shape? Hmm.Ortiz retired after last sea...2017

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