Pitchers & Catchers Report to Ft. Myers

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A Decade With Papi/A Day With Tito

It was ten years ago today that the Red Sox signed a player who had been non-tendered by the Minnesota Twins earlier that winter, and the signing received very little attention. It was a part-time player named David Ortiz.

My friend Chris Jaffe at The Hardball Times has a good article about Papi's time in Boston.

Terry Francona is doing an in-store appearance promoting his new book tomorrow at the Barnes & Noble store at the Citicorp Center on East 54th Street at 12:30 PM. I'm still hoping to be there, but the brutal weather might keep me away. We'll see. Tito's book hits the shelves today.

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