David Ortiz RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Ortiz Wants Baseball Fans to Leave Protests and Politics at Home

    TMZ "David Ortiz wants to make baseball fun again ... and definitely doesn't think unfurling huge protest banners at the ballpark is the way to do it. We got Big Papi at LAX Thursday -- the Red Sox legend tells us he's not down with the Boston fans who brought the controversial banner to the game..." September 15

  • David Ortiz Signs Deal To Work With Red Sox ‘Forever’

    CBS Boston "David Ortiz will always be remembered as a legendary player in Red Sox history, and now he’ll quite literally “always” be associated with the Boston Red Sox. The team announced on Wednesday afternoon that Ortiz had formalized an agreement with the team on a “deal that should link him with the..." September 13

  • The Red Sox’s new David Ortiz is here

    New York Post "Has anyone ever seen Rafael Devers and David Ortiz together? Devers became just the second player to hit three homers in three straight games against the Yankees before turning 21, according to Elias Sports Bureau, when he took Adam Warren deep in the seventh inning of the Yankees’ 4-3 win over..." August 20

  • NESN won't air David Ortiz comedy roast due to vulgarity

    WEEI Boston "The David Ortiz comedy roast was too risque for NESN. According the Boston Globe, the network won't air the special this weekend due to vulgar and profane humor. Rob Gronkowski and Dustin Pedroia, as well as comedians Bill Burr, Lenny Clarke, and Sarah Tiana, gathered at the House of Blues..." June 24

  • Boston is naming a street after David Ortiz

    Hardball Talk "The Red Sox are going to retire David Ortiz’s number 34 tomorrow. The City of Boston is going to give Ortiz a different honor: they’re going to name a street after him. The street: Yawkey Way Extension, which will be renamed David Ortiz Drive. Note: this is not the Yawkey Way that runs outside..." June 22

  • David Ortiz and Red Sox discussing return to the organization

    Fanrag Sports "With Pedro Martinez’s tweet that former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz has been working out, some wondered if Big Papi was considering the possibility of coming out of retirement. He dismissed that, but according to Joe Trezza of MLB.com, Ortiz and the Red Sox have been discussing the..." June 06

  • David Ortiz says his failed PED test leaked because too many Yankees tested positive

    CBS Sports "Several years ago, the New York Times broke the story that 104 players tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs as part of a screening process in 2003. MLB and MLBPA agreed to anonymous testing to determine how widespread PED use was in baseball so they could design an appropriate official..." May 20

  • David Ortiz goes scorched earth on Bobby Valentine in new book

    New York Post "In his upcoming autobiography, “Papi: My Story,” written with the help of Michael Holley, former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz opens up about the dreadful 2012 season, and Bobby Valentine’s negative impact on the team. Ortiz tears Valentine to shreds, shedding some light on the nightmarish season in..." May 11