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

David Ortiz Still Doesn't Know How He Failed That Drug Test

In 2003, MLB conducted survey testing to determine the extent of PED use in baseball. Among those who tested positive (though we wouldn't learn it for another six years) was David Ortiz, then in his first year with the Red Sox. Even now, Ortiz says he has no idea how he ended up on that list. » 8/07/13 10:08am 8/07/13 10:08am

David Ortiz Destroys Dugout Phone Because Tim Timmons Blew A Call

David Ortiz was halfway to first base before Tim Timmons called strike one on what was as clear a ball four as an umpire can observe. He tossed his bat back to the dugout and everything. In calling the 3-0 pitch a strike, Timmons set in motion a series of events ending with David Ortiz taking his bat to the dugout… » 7/28/13 10:02am 7/28/13 10:02am

David Ortiz Got Champagne And A Sad Note On His Record-Breaking Night

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz became the all-time hits leader at the designated hitter position last night. What kind of gift did the Red Sox get him to celebrate the occasion? Based on the photo above, which came from teammate Jacoby Ellsbury's Twitter account, all he got was some champagne and what might be the saddest … » 7/11/13 11:45am 7/11/13 11:45am

Every Viewer Complaint About Big Papi's Post-Bombing Swear Word

Before the Red Sox's first home game after the Boston Marathon bombings, David Ortiz grabbed a microphone to tell an emotional and excitable crowd that "this is our fucking city." This being our country, Americans immediately ran to register their disgust with the FCC. » 7/04/13 11:00am 7/04/13 11:00am