David Ortiz

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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:29 pm
David Ortiz has no interest in pulling a Jason Witten. The Red Sox slugger-turned-broadcaster likes life just fine in the booth. When he hung up his spikes in 2016, he did so for good, and he feels no pull to return to the field, a la the Cowboys tight end, who broadcast one underwhelming season of...
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John Tomase
March 03, 2019 - 12:18 pm
David Ortiz wanted to bust some balls in the time-honored tradition of pregame stretching, but it turns out class was in session. The all-time Red Sox great visited Fort Myers on Saturday in his role as advisor or special assistant or whatever honorary title the team has bestowed upon him, and what...
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John Tomase
February 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Here's a simple question: How much does John Henry make in a year? The simple answer is none of us has any idea. We just know he's a billionaire. Now ask that question of David Price. Oh, that's easy -- $31 million. Or Mookie Betts, who just scored $20 million in arbitration. Or J.D. Martinez, who...
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Rob Bradford
January 23, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Rodney Butler had known David Ortiz for more than 10 years. The relationship began with the current Foxwoods' Interim CEO & Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman crossing paths with the slugger at Fenway. The former University of Connecticut defensive back routinely met up with Ortiz...
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Ryan Hannable
January 19, 2019 - 3:12 pm
David Ortiz knows a thing or two about playing a sport at age 40, as that was the last season of his career. Appearing on WEEI with Lou Merloni and Greg Dickerson at Foxwoods as part of Red Sox Winter Weekend, Ortiz gave some advice to Tom Brady on when he should step away from the game. “I have to...
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Rob Bradford
January 03, 2019 - 9:20 am
David Ortiz is keeping a close eye on the Hall of Fame votes. Ortiz's first go-round on the ballot is still three years away, but that doesn't mean this batch of candidates won't impact the former Red Sox' star's candidacy when it comes to Cooperstown. And there is one name, in particular, who...
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Rob Bradford
December 05, 2018 - 10:12 am
CAP CANA, Dominican Republic -- Sitting in a golf cart at the 11th Annual David Ortiz Golf Classic, the function's host got increasingly animated as he spoke. For David Ortiz, the topic of J.D. Martinez hits home. Before Martinez was the designated hitter who anchored the middle of the Red Sox'...
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Rob Bradford
December 03, 2018 - 8:39 am
David Ortiz is getting another World Series ring. That's because he is an employee of the Red Sox. What exactly does he do? Well, that remains somewhat of a mystery. "Even being at the (championship) parade it was a little hard for me because I’m part of the organization but I wasn’t the one on the...
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Lucy Burdge
November 04, 2018 - 10:40 am
SNL Weekend Update brought back Kenan Thompson’s David Ortiz impression on Saturday after the Red Sox’ World Series win. Video of Weekend Update: David Ortiz on Red Sox's World Series Win - SNL Thompson’s Ortiz discussed the championship celebrations, the parade and his fictional...
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Lucy Burdge
October 25, 2018 - 6:16 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Boston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Denver at LA Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) NFL: Miami at Houston, 8:20 p.m. (...
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