David Ortiz had a pretty immaculate performance in the six-game World Series win by the Boston Red Sox, and he joined the elite ranks of World Series MVP, becoming the first confirmed steroid user to win the award since Manny Ramirez in 2004.
Ortiz had an even better performance than Manny's, when he hit .412 with seven knocks and four RBIs in a four-game sweep that was also over the St. Louis Cardinals.
It's true, Ortiz put together an amazing performance with a .688 average, 11 hits, two homers, seven runs scored and eight walks. It's also true that Ortiz tested positive for steroids in the 2003 Mitchell Report.
What's so special about 2003? That was the first year Ortiz played in Boston, and it also happens that his numbers exploded when he started playing with Manny, who was suspended twice for steroids in his career.
It's also true that Ortiz has seen his production rise the last three years, even though he's 37 this season.
Something smells rank in Boston, but the media is too in love with Big Papi for it to matter.
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