David Ortiz RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Ortiz: Shifts are making baseball less fun

    Larry Brown Sports "It may not surprise you to learn that David Ortiz doesn’t like defensive shifts. The Boston Red Sox icon weighed in on the increasingly common practice on Sunday, and he thinks it took 500 hits away from him. It’s enough to make him feel for some of the lefty hitters who..." July 16

  • David Ortiz signs multiyear deal with Fox Sports as studio analyst

    Boston Globe "Turns out Fox Sports likes having David Ortiz in its lineup, too. The network announced Monday that the former Red Sox slugger has signed a multiyear contract to be a studio analyst on its Major League Baseball coverage. Ortiz will make his 2018 debut during Fox’s..." June 25

  • David Ortiz signed a baseball to the FCC chairman with an F-Bomb

    Hardball Talk "Over at Bleacher Report today, Joon Lee has an oral history of the time when, in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, David Ortiz gave his instantly famous “This is our F***ing city” speech at Fenway Park. The story is, quite obviously, about the city, the impact of the bombings and..." April 16

  • Red Sox Legend David Ortiz Defends Boston Against Reputation For Racism

    NESN "The City of Boston has garnered a reputation as a racist city, but one legendary athlete says nothing could be farther from the truth. Red Sox legend David Ortiz remains adamant about how well Boston has treated him and African Americans alike. The 10-time All-Star went on The Glass Half Empty..." March 20