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  • A-Rod and Big Papi Kissed and Made Up on Tuesday, Ending Two-Year Spat

    A-Rod and Big Papi Kissed and Made Up on Tuesday, Ending Two-Year Spat

    Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz go way back. They first became friends back in the mid-1990s, when both were youngsters coming up in the Seattle Mariners organization. And even when they found themselves on opposite sides of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, the two remained close…until two years ago, when A-Rod’s lawyer went and publicly accused […]

  • Big Papi’s Slide Comes Up Drastically Short (Video)

    Big Papi’s Slide Comes Up Drastically Short (Video)

    David Ortiz isn’t exactly a threat on the base path.  One look at his 11 career stolen bases in 15 seasons makes that quite evident.  However, you would think the 6’4″, 230-pound designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox would have at least learned how to properly slide into second base at some point in […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/8/11 — David Ortiz

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/8/11 — David Ortiz

    After taking two of three games against the New York Yankees over the weekend, the Boston Red Sox were looking to extend their lead in the AL East as they traveled to Minnesota to take on the Twins.  Sox starter Tim Wakefield was in search of his 200th win, but he couldn’t get the job […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 7/12/10 — David Ortiz

    The Stat Line of the Night — 7/12/10 — David Ortiz

    He is known affectionately as “Big Papi” around the league, but David Ortiz’s bat was anything but big to start the season.  In fact, in April his offensive numbers were so bad that there were rumors he might be traded.  Fast forward to last night and things had completely changed.  After that abysmal April Ortiz […]