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Where Does David Ortiz Really Rank Among The All-Time Home Run Hitters?

David Ortiz hit his 450th home run late last month, moving him to 37th on the career home runs list. There's no doubt Ortiz has had a great career. But his are home runs in an era of home runs—and performance enhancers. He blends into his environment, that is to say. Since home runs were more infrequent in earlier… » 7/08/14 12:30pm 7/08/14 12:30pm

David Ortiz Thinks The Cubs Stink Because Of Day Games. Do They?

David Ortiz recently blamed the Cubs' consistent inability to win games on the team's penchant for scheduling day games. "When you come down to the Cubs' schedule it's a game-changer, believe it or not," Ortiz said. "They play so many day games at home and then they have to travel to another city and adjust themselves… » 7/03/14 11:46am 7/03/14 11:46am

David Price Hits Two, Stays In Game As Most Of Boston Is Ejected

The Red Sox and Rays cleared the benches last night which, by itself, is barely worth mentioning but then someone put a microphone in front of David Ortiz's face after the game. Ortiz was not very happy with Tampa's ace David Price, who plunked him with the very first pitch Ortiz saw since hitting two home runs off… » 5/31/14 3:20pm 5/31/14 3:20pm

David Ortiz: "Fuck Them. I'm Tired Of Hearing Them Talk Shit"

Red Sox designated hitter/style icon David Ortiz, who's in the last year of his contract and coming off his best regular season since his mid-aughts prime and an all-time postseason run, has made it clear this winter that he wants money. The world's response has mainly been, "Well, the Red Sox should give him money."… » 2/18/14 4:11pm 2/18/14 4:11pm

David Ortiz Films Interview With Tiny-Ass Dog On His Lap

Relive some of David Ortiz's best moments this year—"this is our fucking city," the iconic cop-celebrated home run in Game 2 of the ALCS and so much more—with quick cuts to David Ortiz sitting in a wood-panelled room with a tiny-ass dog on his lap. Since dogs that small are technically cats anyway, go right ahead and… » 1/27/14 9:40pm 1/27/14 9:40pm

Where Does David Ortiz Rank Among The Best World Series Hitters Ever?

Over the last five games, David Ortiz has hit .733/.750/1.267. This would be a crazy line for any stretch of the season, much less the fucking World Series, and it's brought his career line in the Fall Classic up to .465/.556/.814, which is good enough—the best of any hitter with at least 50 plate appearances—to back… » 10/30/13 1:34pm 10/30/13 1:34pm

A Kick In The Ass From David Ortiz Is All The Red Sox Needed

Heading into three straight nights in a National League park, John Farrell said he'd name his first baseman before each game. David Ortiz is 37, and coming off Achilles and heel injuries, and hasn't played three consecutive games in the field in years. Mike Napoli was raking through the first two rounds of the… » 10/28/13 9:18am 10/28/13 9:18am