David Ortiz may have gotten off to a rough start this season, and let off steam recently to an assemblage of sportswriters with lots of colorful language.
But despite the pressure on him to produce, he is still a gentle soul, as this story sent in by a Red Sox fan to writer Pete Abraham can attest to. The fan met Papi in Kansas City after a game with his young daughter.
It's definitely worth reading, from the Extra Bases Blog.
And interesting take on Papi's early season struggles, from Alex Speier.