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  1. You’ll be shocked to learn that David Ortiz thinks the new pace-of-play rules are “bulls**t”

    Feb 25, 2015, 12:32 PM EST

    David Ortiz

    Specifically, the one about batters having to keep a foot in after each pitch.

  2. Some designated hitters are allowed to take grounders. Others aren’t.

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:54 AM EST

    David Ortiz Getty

    Either that or teams’ memo distribution system is horribly out of whack.

  3. The new pace of play rules aren’t disruptive, make a lot of sense and may actually work

    Feb 20, 2015, 11:30 AM EST

    Stepping out

    The new rules make sense and shouldn’t cause too much disruption. And they may actually, you know, speed up the game.

  4. David Ortiz and Robinson Cano give their Super Bowl XLIX predictions

    Feb 1, 2015, 6:05 PM EST

    Brad Miller, Robinson Cano, David Ortiz

    Check out what David Ortiz and Robinson Cano think will happen in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday night.

  5. John Farrell leaning towards batting Hanley Ramirez fourth

    Jan 11, 2015, 9:10 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Red Sox fans are likely to see Hanley Ramirez cleaning up in the batting order in 2015.

  6. Adam Jones will make a donation to David Ortiz’s charity after losing a bet

    Jan 10, 2015, 11:51 PM EST

    Adam Jones

    Adam Jones and David Ortiz made a friendly wager on Saturday’s playoff game between the Ravens and Patriots. The loser would make a $5,000 donation to the winner’s charity.

  7. Great Moments in Jon Heyman’s Hall of Fame inconsistency

    Jan 5, 2015, 4:35 PM EST

    David Ortiz Getty

    Jon Heyman won’t vote for Mike Piazza or Jeff Bagwell because of rumors and hearsay, but as recently as a year ago he supported David Ortiz despite Big Papi once failing a drug test.

  8. So what would the Red Sox look like with Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval?

    Nov 24, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

    red sox logo

    It could happen. It could happen as early as today, folks.

  9. Nelson Cruz up to ninth all-time on postseason home runs list

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:41 PM EST

    Nelson Cruz

    Sunday’s hero is now tied for fourth among active players.

  10. David Ortiz sitting out with wrist injury

    Sep 25, 2014, 9:08 PM EST

    David Ortiz Getty

    Ortiz’s symptoms are similar to when he suffered a partial tear of the tendon sheath in his wrist in 2008.

  11. Derek Jeter has the most popular player jersey since the All-Star break

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Derek Jeter

    The old man tops the list, but a lot of young stars are right on his heels.

  12. David Ortiz broke a Ted Williams record with his 100th RBI

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

    Division Series - Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox - Game Two

    David Ortiz found yet another reason to hear his name uttered in the same breath as Ted Williams.

  13. David Ortiz: I told you so

    Sep 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

    David Ortiz Getty

    Big Papi took some time yesterday to remind his detractors that, yes, he did deserve that contract extension.

  14. Ned Yost’s bullpen management strikes again

    Sep 14, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Ned Yost

    Royals manager Ned Yost wanted a strikeout, so he brought in Aaron Crow, who has the bullpen’s lowest strikeout rate.

  15. David Ortiz won’t go on a retirement tour like Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:15 PM EST

    David Ortiz

    Retirement tours aren’t for David Ortiz. The 38-year-old slugger doesn’t plan to drag out his remaining time in the big leagues.

  16. Mike Napoli out Sunday due to stomach bug

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:37 AM EST

    mike napoli getty

    Mike Napoli made an early exit from Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Blue Jays after falling ill and is not in the Red Sox starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale. Allen Craig will start at first base and Yoenis Cespedes will DH.

  17. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:07 AM EST

    Chase Headley

    Some late inning Yankee heroics keep them in the playoff hunt.

  18. Dominican players can always count on home cooking when they’re on the road

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

    Dominican food

    James Wagner of the Washington Post reports on a cool tradition that has taken hold in the majors

  19. VIDEO: Adam Dunn homers in first at-bat with Athletics

    Sep 1, 2014, 8:12 PM EST

    Adam Dunn Getty

    Acquired from the White Sox on Sunday, Adam Dunn made an instant impact in his A’s debut this afternoon.

  20. Baseball is dying, you guys, because no one would recognize Mike Trout in a bar

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:24 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Never mind that the dude has only been legally allowed inside a bar for about two years.

  21. David Ortiz is back in the Red Sox’s lineup

    Aug 27, 2014, 3:18 PM EST

    David Ortiz

    In the 10 games prior to the injury Ortiz hit .515 with four homers, three doubles, and a 1.606 OPS while the Red Sox went 2-8.

  22. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  23. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 25, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

    Brian McCann

    The Yankees are, in my view anyway, unlikely to make the playoffs. Yet they refuse, Rasputin-like, to die.

  24. Garrett Richards suffers ugly left knee injury

    Aug 20, 2014, 8:43 PM EST

    garrett richards getty

    The Angels just got dealt a potentially-major blow. Garrett Richards — who has suddenly developed into an ace this season at age 26 — was taken off on a stretcher Wednesday evening at Boston’s Fenway Park after suffering what looked to be a very serious right knee injury in the bottom of the second inning of his start against the host Red Sox.

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