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  1. Cherington: 'Door will be open' for Ortiz

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington on Thursday said the "door will be open" for contract talks between the club and designated hitter David Ortiz through the course of spring training and even into the season. The 38-year-old Ortiz, who...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  2. Leyland: Should've reminded closer on Ortiz

    Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland on Tuesday told reporters he regrets not telling Joaquin Benoit to pitch carefully to David Ortiz, whose eighth-inning grand slam on the first pitch the closer threw him tied Game 2 5-5. The Red Sox would go on to w...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  3. Ortiz 'hurt' by PED speculation

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said Wednesday he was "hurt" by a Boston Globe story that questioned whether his strong start to the season has been aided by performance-enhancing drugs. Ortiz, speaking to ESPN's Pedro Gomez in the Fenway Park ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  4. Ortiz acknowledges Opening Day unlikely

    JUPITER, Fla. -- A day after Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell revealed that David Ortiz would be shut down for 5-7 days after an MRI revealed inflammation in his heels, the designated hitter acknowledged he would likely not be ready for Opening Da...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  5. Ortiz: Still sore after latest running

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz did some light running Thursday prior to taking batting practice, telling afterwards that the soreness in his right ankle/heel area hasn't subsided as he had hoped. Ortiz also told he...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  6. Ortiz: Red Sox need to add 'thunder'

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz said Thursday night his team needed to add some "thunder" to a lineup that still has a few holes to fill. Ortiz ranked second on the team in homers with 23, and he played in just 90 games. Jarrod Salta...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. Red Sox make Ortiz deal official

    The Boston Red Sox on Monday officially announced the re-signing of David Ortiz, for whom they will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. ET. The veteran designated hitter will get a two-year deal worth at least $26 million, according to a source. Or...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  8. Bobby V: Ortiz 'decided not to play'

    Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine on Tuesday said slugger David Ortiz sidelined himself after a brief return from an Achilles injury -- not because of soreness but because the team made a blockbuster deal that sealed their playoff fate. ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  9. Ortiz headed to disabled list

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz will go on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right heel, manager Bobby Valentine said Wednesday afternoon on Boston sports radio station WEEI. Infielder Mauro Gomez will be activated to take his spot on...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  10. Ortiz fed up with one-year deals

    Just a few hours before hitting his 400th career home run on Wednesday, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz once again expressed displeasure with his contract situation. For the past two seasons, the Red Sox have taken a year-to-year app...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  11. Ortiz still undecided on arbitration

    It looks like Bobby Valentine's first act as manager of the Boston Red Sox is to recruit free agent designated hitter David Ortiz. According to multiple reports, Valentine is headed to the Dominican Republic to meet with Ortiz, who is hosting a ch...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  12. Ortiz nominated for Clemente Award

    Major League Baseball announced that David Ortiz was named the Boston Red Sox 2011 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award. Ortiz is one of the 30 finalists for the award, which, according to the press release, "recognizes a Major League Baseball play...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  13. Video: Starter talk and Papi's prep work

    ESPN Boston Red Sox writers Joe McDonald and Gordon Edes report from Fort Myers, where they discuss potential Opening Day starters and what David Ortiz has been up to....

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  14. Red Sox to exercise option on Ortiz

    One way or another, David Ortiz is returning to the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox will exercise the $12.5 million option on designated hitter David Ortiz for next season, the team announced less than 12 hours before Thursday's midnight deadline. ...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  15. Ortiz: 'Not comfortable' with 1-year deal

    As the Boston Red Sox face a looming deadline to decide whether to pick up David Ortiz's one-year, $12.5 million option for 2011, the slugger reiterated that his preference would be for a multi-year contract extension, telling he would be "n...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  16. Ortiz: Media wrote me off, not fans

    Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz was on Boston sports radio station WEEI's "Big Show" this afternoon and had some interesting and pointed remarks. Here is a sampling: -- On a frustrated Mike Lowell's declaration earlier this week that the Red Sox mig...

    Blog | May 20, 2010