Category David Ortiz

The next captain of the Red Sox

This is the best quote I’ve heard in a while (from future Sox captain Dustin Pedroia about David Ortiz):

“David’s fine. He’s one of our teammates. We believe in him.

He’s going to come out of it. He’s had 60 at-bats. A couple of years ago I had 60 at-bats and it was me hitting ...

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Papi don’t preach

Papi don't preachIn a washed-out-white press room in Yankee Stadium (Yes!), David Ortiz faced the media yesterday to say, well, not very much. Not because he was holding back, but because he simply doesn’t know.

But he did deny ever (at least knowingly) taking steroids. Nonetheless:

“I definitely was a little bit c...

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Good signs in Ft. Myers

I watched the Sox play the Yankees last night, although it’s a struggle to watch baseball in standard definition after you’ve been spoiled by HD.

Apart from this meaningless win over the pinstripes, there were two good signs:

  1. Mike Lowell went 2 for 2 at the plate, with a solo homer and a single.
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Report From The Fort (Day 2)

1A, 5, and 1.  I like our chances.

1A, 5, and 1. I like our chances.

…Well it’s technically Day 3, but since I’m finally back on a decent wifi connection I’m going to upload today’s Red Sox update first (I’ve done so much live tweeting the last few days I have to stop myself from typing “Red Sox” as “#redsox”…check out @Mueller11 o...

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Big Papi speaks

The sound on this is awful, but it’s good to see Papi.

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