// David Ortiz

A Brief History of Stolen Bases and the Red Sox

The Red Sox have never been about stolen bases. It’s nothing new. We all know that the Sox have always been loaded with lineups consisting of lumbering sluggers. Many teams were built around hitters who could take advantage of the ballpark’s friendly dimensions. They were righties whose only goal was powering the ball to left […]

Red Sox Lose to Orioles in Extras, Call Up Top Prospect De La Rosa

Three nights after pulling out a 10-8 win in 14 innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox couldn’t recapture the extra inning magic against the Baltimore Orioles, losing 5-4. Chris Davis delivered the walk-off win with a bloop single to left after Nick Markakis walked and Adam Jones singled, all with two outs. […]

David Ortiz Hits Walk-Off Home Run, Red Sox Beat Rangers

The Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers Tuesday night thanks to a walk-off home run from David Ortiz in the bottom of the ninth. The Sox won 6-3. According to ESPN.COM, Starting pitcher Jon Lester pitched sharply, locating his pitches throughout the night, finishing with 6 innings pitched, 7 hits, 3 earned runs and 4 […]

Red Sox Score 17 Runs in Win Over Rangers

It did not take long for the Red Sox to jump out to a lead Tuesday night against the Rangers, as the Red Sox found themselves up 8-0 after just two innings. The Red Sox offense proved to be too much for rookie starting pitcher Justin Grimm, as Grimm allowed 8 earned runs in just […]

Red Sox Crush Yankees 11-1; Doubront Dominant

The Boston Red Sox took advantage of its base runners on Saturday night against the New York Yankees with 11 runs on 18 hits, including three homers and 5-of-15 with runners in scoring position. They won 11-1 and bring the AL East lead to two games over the Yankees. Felix Doubront really dominated in his […]

Ellsbury Swipes Five Bases, Sox Roll Phillies 9-2

Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury set a team record with five stolen bases, and the Boston Red Sox took down the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 on the road to split the two-game series. Starting pitcher Franklin Morales picked up the win in his season debut. Morales had missed the past 52 games due to a bulging disc in […]

Ellsbury, Red Sox Walk Off with 4-Run Ninth; Buchholz Scratched

Mired in a slow start that has him hitting just .249/.319/.338 two months into the season, Jacoby Ellsbury sure picked a fine time to deliver a key hit. Ellsbury delivered a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning to deliver an epic 6-5 Boston Red Sox comeback, walk-off win over the Cleveland […]

Francona Wins Big in Return to Fenway

In his return to Fenway Park as manager of the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona received a much-deserved standing ovation and video tribute. Unfortunately for the Boston Red Sox, he didn’t exactly extend the warmest welcome in return, as the Indians pummeled the Red Sox 12-3 to give Francona the win. The loss dropped the Red […]

Doubront Suffers Tough Loss as Quintana Quiets Red Sox Offense

Felix Doubront pitched just about as well as anyone could reasonably expect–but the White Sox still managed to outlast the Red Sox as Chicago prevailed with a 3-1 win. The Red Sox were without a hit against Chicago starter Jose Quintana until David Ortiz lofted a single to center field, followed by two more singles […]

Middlebrooks Delivers in 9th as Sox Rally in Dramatic Fashion

The Boston Red Sox were down to their last strike against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night, trailing 3-1 with Will Middlebrooks at the plate in the top of the ninth with the bases loaded against Rodney. The third baseman delivered for Boston, drilling a bases-clearing double into the left-center gap, giving the Red […]

Drew’s Grand Slam Leads Red Sox to Blowout Win Over Rays

The Boston Red Sox had been struggling mightily over the last few games with runners in scoring position, but on Wednesday night the team broke the trend in a big way against the Tampa Bay Rays, as they snapped a three-game losing streak with a 9-2 win. In the third inning, Boston broke through against […]

Moore Too Much for Red Sox as Offense Keep Scuffling

The Boston Red Sox continued their slide in the American League East on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field as they fell to the Tampa Bay Rays by a final score of 5-3. After an early lead on a mammoth home run by David Ortiz, the team surrendered five runs to the Rays in the fourth […]

David Ortiz, Wife Tiffany Filing for Divorce After 9 Years

Boston definitely has a new most eligible bachelor. Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz revealed Sunday that despite his hot start to the season, he is going through a very personal issue. He and his wife, Tiffany, are filing for divorce after nine years of marriage. “There are some situations in life that work out […]

Red Sox Rebound After Tough 1st Inning To Defeat Astros

At first glance, the Red Sox didn’t look to be doing well out of the gate, but from the second glance onward, everything was fine, and the Red Sox dispatched the Houston Astros 8-4 to clinch the series and the best record in majors (17-7). After all, when you start off the game by giving […]

Weighing in on David Ortiz’s Fantasy Baseball Value

Always the fan favorite, David Ortiz has been the heart and soul of the Red Sox during this emotional first month of the year. While his value goes beyond the white lines for Boston, the question for fantasy baseball players is, how much value does he have purely as a hitter? Coming off an injury […]