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  1. Did David Ortiz admit to more than he realized with his Players’ Tribune editorial?

    Mar 27, 2015, 2:01 PM EDT

    David Ortiz

    There is only one reason a player should be tested for drugs as often as David Ortiz claims he has been: a previous positive test.

  2. David Ortiz: “Nobody in MLB history has been tested for PEDs more than me”

    Mar 26, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Boston Red Sox

    In a first-person essay for The Player’s Tribune, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz came out swinging against his critics.

  3. David Ortiz is out with “general soreness” through the weekend

    Mar 20, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

    David Ortiz

    And, it appears, some people are upset about this.

  4. 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 EDT

    David Ortiz

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

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

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:54 AM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

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

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

    Feb 20, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Stepping out

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

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

    Feb 1, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Brad Miller, Robinson Cano, David Ortiz

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

  8. John Farrell leaning towards batting Hanley Ramirez fourth

    Jan 11, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

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

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

    Jan 10, 2015, 11:51 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jan 5, 2015, 4:35 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Nov 24, 2014, 6:38 AM EDT

    red sox logo

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

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

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

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

  13. David Ortiz sitting out with wrist injury

    Sep 25, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

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

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

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

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

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

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

    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.

  16. David Ortiz: I told you so

    Sep 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    David Ortiz Getty

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

  17. Ned Yost’s bullpen management strikes again

    Sep 14, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Ned Yost

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

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

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    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.

  19. Mike Napoli out Sunday due to stomach bug

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT

    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.

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

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

    Chase Headley

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

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

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    Dominican food

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

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

    Sep 1, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

    Adam Dunn Getty

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

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

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

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

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

    Aug 27, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT

    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.

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