// David Ortiz

2013 SoB Player of the Year: David Ortiz

Thanks to an amazing year in which he played a major role in bring the World Series Trophy back to Boston, David Ortiz has been named the SoB Player of the Year for 2013. During the regular season alone, Big Papi hit .309 with 30 homers and two triples, the latter being amazing for someone […]

Red Sox Should Show Discipline with Ortiz Extension

Coming off a dominant season and an otherworldly postseason, Ortiz is looking to add another year to his contract. With his current contract running out  in 2014, Ortiz wants to extend it now so he does not have to worry about it during the season. After playing in only 90 games in 2012, Ortiz bounced back […]

Ortiz’s World Series Goggles, Helmet Up for Auction

If you missed out on the chance to buy Big Papi’s beard trimmings (because what else would you do with over $10,000?), you’re in luck, because David Ortiz is auctioning off more World Series memorabilia to raise money for a good cause. After the World Series MVP’s facial hair brought in nearly $11,000 ($10,877.77, to […]

David Ortiz, Jake Peavy Enjoy A Cool Hot Stove

While other members of the World Champion Red Sox are out searching for multi-year contracts, David Ortiz and Jake Peavy are out enjoying the spoils of their victory in October. Ortiz Wants His MTV Ortiz will produce a show to be broadcast on MTV2. MLB and MTV2 teamed up to bring a younger audience to […]

David Ortiz Earned His World Series MVP

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 World Series after posting a spectacular batting line over the six games. Ortiz finished the Series with a .688 average and a ridiculous .760 on-base percentage, slugging 1.188 for an OPS of 1.948. He hit two home runs and had six […]

Red Sox Defeat Cardinals 6-1, Earn Third World Series Crown in 10 Seasons

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to claim the franchise’s eighth World Series crown. But out of all eight of those World Series titles, this one was different. This one stands out. As the Red Sox players hoisted the trophy at Fenway, they finished their ascent from the dregs of Major League […]

Red Sox Battery Lester, Ross Take Down Cardinals for 3-2 World Series Edge

Jon Lester continued his remarkable run of World Series dominance by pitching into the eight inning again, and David Ross helped his starting pitcher with a tie-breaking double in the seventh inning to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series. The […]

Lester, Red Sox Dominate Cardinals to Win World Series Opener

Rejuvenated ace Jon Lester spun a masterful start with 7.2 shutout innings, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of multiple miscues by the St. Louis Cardinals to win Game 1 of the World Series 8-1. The trouble started for the Cardinals in the very first inning when the umpires convened to review David Ortiz’s possible […]

Connelly’s Top Ten – One Down, Three to Go To Duck Boats

Red Sox thoughts 1. Jon Lester * When it’s on he has the best lefthander cutter since Al Leiter * Love the curve ball * Love the composure – no histrionics on close calls * Great game despite only throwing 15 of 28 first pitch strikes

Tigers Pounce on Peavy, Even ALCS at 2-2

After two 1-0 outcomes in the first three games of the ALCS, Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland decided enough was enough and rearranged his lineup. When the dust from Game 4 settled and the Tigers emerged with a 7-3 win to tie the series at 2-2, Leyland looked like a genius. With Jake Peavy taking […]

Video: David Ortiz Grand Slam Home Run vs Tigers in ALCS Game 2

David Ortiz has done it again, hitting a game-tying grand slam against the Tigers in Game 2. The Red Sox went on to win the game, 6-5. Check out the video here: Your browser does not support iframes.

Red Sox Stage Epic Comeback, Beat Tigers 6-5 in Game 2 Walkoff

The Red Sox came back from the dead Sunday night, rallying to score five runs in the eighth and ninth innings to steal Game 2 of the ALCS, beating Detroit 6-5. Going into the eighth inning, the Red Sox had mustered only three hits in the first 16 innings of the series, getting just one […]

Rays Walk Off with 5-4 Win Over Uehara, Red Sox in Game 3

Two blinks of an eye, two swings of the bat, two home runs. Evan Longoria hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to tie the game at 3-3, then Jose Lobaton hit a home run of his own off closer Koji Uehara with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Tampa […]

Red Sox Win AL East After Beating Blue Jays, 6-3

Break out the bottles, because it actually happened. From worst to first, the Boston Red Sox are the 2013 American League East Champions. One year after finishing with the worst record in the AL East (69-93, the worst franchise record since 1965), the Red Sox (94-61) are now the darlings atop the division. Even more remarkable, […]

Is Will Middlebrooks Back for Good?

This time last year, it looked as though the Red Sox had secured the third base position for years to come. Will Middlebrooks got called up to the big leagues in May, and the combination of his big bat and fielding ability at the hot corner had fans dreaming about the future. His play was […]