• Ortiz continues to make playoff stage his own

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Oct 25, 2013
    "Whatever they need me for," said Ortiz. "I'm down to do whatever my manager wants me to do," Ortiz said. Ortiz has been taking groundballs at first base all week to prepare, and after Game 2 Boston manager John Farrell said it was "likely" Ortiz would start at first in Game 3, adding he would go "day to day" before deciding on Games 4 and 5. It's just that Ortiz is a different animal, particularly when the Cardinals are throwing all right-handed starters. The homer over the Green Monster off Cards rookie...
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    • Ortiz to start at 1B for Red Sox in Game 3

      With Game 3 of the World Series shifting to St. Louis, where National League rules mean the loss of the designated hitter, Red Sox manager John Farrell is opting to keep star David Ortiz in the lineup at first base.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Ortiz breaks out glove for Game 3, but Sox lose Napoli

      When it came to deciding who would start at first base in Game 3, when the Red Sox lose the designated hitter, manager John Farrell naturally chose David Ortiz, who, even at the age of 37, remains the most impactful hitter on the Red Sox.
      Sources: MLB.com CNNSI.com
    • BoSox 1B in St. Louis: Is it Napoli or Ortiz?

      Sports Illustrated's Joe Lemire and Ben Reiter explain the predicament facing Red Sox manager John Farrell as he tries to decide between using David Ortiz or Mike Napoli at first base with the DH not available in St. Louis.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Meet the kid who grabbed David Ortiz’s homer — and made a great memory with his dad

      BOSTON — Eleven-year-old Owen Flynn woke up at 5 a.m. Thursday morning, boarded a plane in Orlando with his dad and flew to Boston to watch his first World Series game.When he flies home on Friday, he'll be carrying one precious souvenir — the ball that…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Papi no stranger to playing the field in Fall Classic

    With the Fall Classic shifting to St. Louis, Red Sox manager John Farrell must decide whether to sit David Ortiz or Mike Napoli with the loss of the designated hitter spot. It's hardly the first time an American League manager has faces a similarly-toug…
    Source: MLB.com

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