Contrary to initial reports, David Ortiz did not finish third in the balloting in the Boston mayoral race.
Ortiz is beloved in Boston. Alex Rodriguez is hated … well, just about everywhere it would seem. Is there a double standard? If you look closely, it’s easy to see the differences.
Farrell’s biggest mistake was not appealing the final play of the game — Allen Craig never touched home — or, at a minimum, protesting the game.
According to David Ortiz, all the Big Papi-to-Yankees talk last week was much ado about nothing.
Big Papi in the Big Apple? Sick of the “drama” unfolding in Boston, soon-to-be free agent David Ortiz admitted on Wednesday that he’d consider jumping ship from the Red Sox to the Yankees.
But some of the biggest names in baseball are All-Star no-shows, most notably Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who was well enough to go 5 for 5 and get his 3,000th hit with a dramatic home run on Saturday.