Posts Tagged David

  • David Ortiz Launches 400th Home Run Of Boston Red Sox Career (Video)

    Only three Boston Red Sox players have hit 400 or more home runs for the franchise. David Ortiz is one of them. Big Papi launched No. 400 over the center field wall Saturday during the third inning of Boston’s contest against the Houston Astros, joining an elite club comprised of Ted Williams (521...

  • David Ortiz Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes (Video)

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is always up for any challenge. That’s why when former Red Sox right fielder Trot Nixon nominated Big Papi to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, he gladly accepted. Ortiz took the field at Fenway Park before Boston’s game against the Houston Astros on Saturday ...

  • Tigers’ David Price 1st in Majors to Reach 200 Strikeouts in 2014

    Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price is the first hurler to reach the 200-strikeout mark this season, having hit the milestone with his first punchout in a six-K performance during Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Price hardly turned in his best outing in a game that would ultimately last 1...

  • Diamondbacks’ David Peralta Steals Home on Throw Back to Pitcher vs. Rockies

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta showed some great awareness at third base on Friday against the Colorado Rockies. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Rockies catcher Michael McKenry got a little too casual with his throw back to the pitcher. As soon as he let go of the ball, Peralta d...

  • Watch: David Peralta steals home

    isportsweb.com David Peralta became the sixth Arizona Diamondbacks player to steal home successfully.   He managed to catch Colorado Rockies pitcher Rex Brothers and catcher Michael McKenry napping.  It happened in the bottom of the seventh inning after a Peralta triple.  David took advantage o...

  • Ex-MLBer implies David Price and Evan Longoria are potheads

    Former MLB pitcher turned broadcaster/writer Dirk Hayhurst wrote a column about the popularity of marijuana throughout MLB and, in the article, he implied there are several potheads on the Tampa Bay Rays. Hayhurst’s column was inspired by Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan’s recent column about the di...

  • David Ortiz leaves batter’s box before ball four arrives (Video)

    Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz didn't have time to wait for ball four to arrive at home plate before leaving the batter's box in a curious move during the seventh inning of Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez wasn't going ...

  • David Ortiz Starts Walking to First Before Final Ball Hits Catcher’s Glove

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz knows his way around the plate. So well, in fact, that he doesn't even need to hear the ball hit the mitt before he takes his free pass.  Chicago Cubs pitcher Neil Ramirez was just finishing his windup when Big Papi decided he was ready to stroll to first...

  • Should the Cardinals trade Oscar Taveras to get David Price?

    There's been much speculation surrounding the Cardinals and David Price lately.  The Cards starting rotation is hurting and Price would certainly provide the team with a one-two punch, along with Adam Wainwright, that could match any other team in baseball. The problem is that, to acquire a player...

  • David Wright Injury: Updates on Mets Star’s Shoulder and Return

    A poor year for the New York Mets is looking worse, as David Wright is now dealing with an apparent shoulder injury. The star third baseman was set to start the team's June 27 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates until he became a late scratch, according to ESPN's Adam Rubin: Marc Carig of Newsday ...