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Drellich: Why David Ortiz should hang around the Red Sox more often
June 24th, 2017 at 2:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON â?? David Ortiz should stop by Fenway Park more often.  There may be no tangible gain for his old teammates. At this point, it defies logic to think there'd be tangible harm. On Thursday evening before Ortiz's charity roast at House of Blues, Red Sox president Sam Kennedy recalled...

Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi’s night
June 23rd, 2017 at 11:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON â??  The Red Sox have become well known for their ceremonies, for their pull-out-all-the-stops approach to pomp. The retirement of David Ortiz's No. 34 on Friday evening was in one way, then, typical. A red banner covered up Ortiz's No. 34 in right field, on the facade of the grandstand, until...

Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz
June 23rd, 2017 at 9:15 PM
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The 13 best jokes from the David Ortiz roast—that we actually can repeat
June 23rd, 2017 at 4:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Friday night, the Boston Red Sox plan to retire David Ortiz's jersey in what's sure to be a heartfelt ceremony full of effusive praise for the former Red Sox slugger. But before all of that, Ortiz faced hours of insults from comedians and athletes alike Thursday night at...

Roasted: Ortiz apparently thought Pedroia’s real first name was Pee Wee
June 23rd, 2017 at 2:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON â?? It took until 2015, apparently, but David Ortiz now knows Dustin Pedroia's full name. The couple days leading up to the jersey retirement ceremony tonight for Ortiz have been packed. Around lunch time Thursday, Ortiz had a street near Fenway Park named after him â?? a bridge wasn't...