Posts Tagged David

  • David Ortiz Gives Jake Peavy Big Hug, Interrupts Press Conference (Video)

    It’s normally pretty rude to burst in on a player’s press conference, especially when it’s before the World Series. But Jake Peavy didn’t seem to mind. That’s because his unexpected visitor was Boston Red Sox slugger and former teammate David Ortiz, who couldn’t resist bringing the proce...

  • World Series 2014: Shields vs. Bumgarner Is David vs. Goliath

    After a short league-championship round, this year's World Series is a matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. That might as well read Madison Bumgarner vs. James Shields, as no two players are more vital to their  teams' success than the two projected to start Game 1 o...

  • John Farrell: David Ortiz Left Red Sox-Royals Game Due To Family Emergency

    A family emergency forced David Ortiz to leave Sunday’s Boston Red Sox game early, according to manager John Farrell. “He got called away from this game,” Farrell told reporters after the game. “There was a family emergency that he had to attend to, and he jumped on a flight late (Sunday) af...

  • New York Mets: David Wright out for season

    The New York Mets have announced on Tuesday that captain David Wright will be shut down for the remainder of the season. Wright has been dealing with shoulder soreness for much of the season, which has likely had an impact on his production. Wright was held out of Tuesday’s game for more tests whi...

  • WATCH: David Ortiz fakes bunt, hits home run on next pitch

    Your browser does not support iframes. In baseball today, shifting infielders based on tendencies of the batter has become common place. Sometime it’s more exaggerated than others and certain players see them routinely, like David Ortiz. Earlier this season, Ortiz hit a fly ball into a shift emplo...

  • Was David Price pitching with a foreign substance on his cap?

    David Price rebounded from arguably his worst outing of the season (in which he gave up nine consecutive hits which lead to eight earned runs) by pitching a gem on Monday night. He helped the Tigers rout the Indians, 12-1. And he did it by going seven innings and giving up only one earned run in...

  • 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...