David Ortiz Articles

The Red Sox were in the process of building a bridge when they decided to make it a launch pad. The shocking World Series title that followed brought the joy back to Boston baseball after two years of relentless negativity. What it didn’t do...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men in getting on base, the best second basemen in runs saved, the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 6St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Not only did the Cardinals miss an opportunity to win the series in St. Louis with a sweep of the three games there, they didn’t...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 5Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)Two crazy endings in Games 3 and 4 knotted the Series at two games each for Boston and St. Louis. The Cardinals have one more shot at...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series Game 4 Preview
World Series – Game 4Boston at St. Louis8:15 ET FoxClay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)After one of the strangest endings in postseason history, the Cardinals emerged with a two-games-to-one lead heading to Game 4 tonight....
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series 2013
World Series – Game 2St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Last night quickly turned into the dream or nightmare from 2004, depending on which dugout you’re in. The Cardinals made multiple...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 1St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET on FoxAdam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)This is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
American League Championship Series – Game 5Boston at Detroit8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Anibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57)Manager Jim Leyland’s lineup shift paid dividends for Detroit in Game 4, evening the series at 2-2. The...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
ALCS Game 3 Preview: Boston Visits Detroit
American League Championship Series – Game 3Boston at Detroit3:07 ET FoxJohn Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46)Just when the Tigers thought they had a firm grip on this series as they were about to take a commanding 2-0...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
American League Championship Series – Game 1Detroit at Boston8:30 ET FoxAnibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)Jon Lester beat the Tigers twice this season. In one of the games, he was very sharp in a 2-1 win. But in his...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Pedro AlvarezMaybe the third baseman was rushed through the Pirates’ system, or maybe he’s been a little slow to develop, but the Pirates have been rewarded for their patience with the young slugger. The second overall pick in 2008 is...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Dom Brown finally goes off for the Phillies, Nationals can’t support their pitchers and the Tigers and Pirates struggled for runs. Another installment of some amazing numbers from MLB for the week of May 27-June 2. 7    Home Runs...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Each week during the 2013 MLB season, we highlight the most important, intriguing and bizarre stats in baseball.    .516    David Ortiz’s Batting Average Big Papi is back and the Red Sox are loving it. Already...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Last week we presented the best of the young guys — 25 and under. Now the old dudes. Needless to say this roster is one huge injury risk. As was the case with the 25-and-under list, I’m using Opening Day (April 4, 2012) as the cut-off. Players...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Boston Red Sox If you navigated last September without shaming yourself, your family, your employers and the city you call home, congratulations! You had a better month than the Red Sox. When September began, they led the AL East and owned the...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles got into a bench-clearing brawl on Friday night when David Ortiz and Kevin Gregg threw punches at each other. David Ortiz is a very large man who can connect on very small baseball's thrown at high...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago