|June 21 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET0:02 ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST11:32 PM VEN8:02 UAE11:02 PM CT-Ortiz wishes he had held off on his retirement announcement because of the distractions he has faced during the season.
Analysis: Ortiz said his final season has evolved into a farewell tour similar to what Derek Jeter and Kobe Bryant experienced recently, and the extra attention has impacted the 40-year-old's preparation for games. Ortiz doesn't regret, though, his decision to retire at the end of the season because of the pain he constantly experiences in his feet.
|June 19 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Ortiz went 1 for 3 with a walk and his second stolen base of the season in Sunday's win over Seattle.
Analysis: Ortiz has hit safely in eight of his last nine games, going 13 for 36 with two homers and four RBIs.
|June 17 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET22:35 ET2:35 GMT10:35 7:35 PM MST9:35 PM EST10:05 PM VEN6:35 UAE (+1)9:35 PM CT-Ortiz homered for the second straight game Friday against the Mariners to tie Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 19th on the career list with 521.
Analysis: Ortis is batting .379 in his last seven games.
|June 16 12:15 PM PT1:15 PM MT2:15 PM CT3:15 PM ET15:15 ET19:15 GMT3:15 12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST2:45 PM VEN23:15 UAE2:15 PM CT-Ortiz went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Wednesday's 6-4 win over the Orioles.
Analysis: Ortiz might want to hold off retirement since he's batting .341 with 16 homers and 56 RBIs in 58 games. He's batted .411 with 22 RBIs over his last 20 since May 21.
|June 5 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Ortiz delivered a two-run single in Saturday's win over Toronto to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.
Analysis: The major league leader with 53 RBIs, Ortiz has 19 with six home runs over his last 11 games and is batting a scorching .457 during the streak. He's going out still at the top of his game.
|June 4 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET19:27 GMT3:27 12:27 PM MST2:27 PM EST2:57 PM VEN23:27 UAE2:27 PM CT-Though he didn't homer Friday, Ortiz went 2 for 2 against Toronto to extend his hitting streak to 11 games.
Analysis: The 40-year-old is hitting a torrid .465 with 17 RBIs over the streak and ranks third in the AL with a .342 average. Ortiz leads the majors with 51 RBIs and has hit five of his seven home runs over his last seven games.
|June 3 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET12:30 ET16:30 GMT0:30 9:30 AM MST11:30 AM EST12:00 PM VEN20:30 UAE11:30 AM CT-Ortiz homered again Thursday and extended his hit streak to 10 games with a three-run shot in a 12-7 loss in Baltimore.
Analysis: The Red Sox slugger is batting .439 with six of his 16 home runs and 17 of his MLB-best 51 RBIs during his streak.
|May 31 12:00 PM PT1:00 PM MT2:00 PM CT3:00 PM ET15:00 ET19:00 GMT3:00 12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST2:30 PM VEN23:00 UAE2:00 PM CT-Ortiz went yard at Camden Yards on Monday.
Analysis: Ortiz has drilled jacks in his last three games.
|May 29 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Ortiz homered again and collected two hits in Saturday's loss at Toronto.
Analysis: The ageless slugger has racked up 12 RBIs and three homers while going 11 for 20 over a five-game tear. Ortiz leads the majors with 46 RBIs and is hitting a staggering .339 with 14 homers in his age 40 season.
|May 25 10:23 AM PT11:23 AM MT12:23 PM CT1:23 PM ET13:23 ET17:23 GMT1:23 10:23 AM MST12:23 PM EST12:53 PM VEN21:23 UAE12:23 PM CT-Ortiz hit a two-run double and a two-run single in an 8-3 win over Colorado on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Ortiz has seven of his 41 RBIs in the past two games and is 8 for 12 with five extra-base hits in his last three.
|May 23 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Ortiz went 4 for 4 with a home run and two doubles in a 5-2 win over Cleveland on Sunday.
Analysis: Ortiz, who drove in three runs, is batting .360 with eight homers, 11 doubles and 24 RBIs in his last 25 games.
|May 15 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Ortiz hit a winning double with two outs in the 11th inning and a tying triple in the ninth to lift the Boston Red Sox past the Houston Astros 6-5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Ortiz also moved into 22nd place on the career home runs list with his 513th, breaking a tie with Ernie Banks and Eddie Mathews. He is batting .341 with seven homers, 11 doubles and 23 RBIs in his last 22 games. Ortiz joined Hank Aaron and Barry Bonds as the only major leaguers with at least 500 home runs and 600 doubles.
|May 10 11:35 AM PT12:35 PM MT1:35 PM CT2:35 PM ET14:35 ET18:35 GMT2:35 11:35 AM MST1:35 PM EST2:05 PM VEN22:35 UAE1:35 PM CT-Ortiz remained locked in at the plate on Monday, collecting three hits and two RBIs in a rout of Oakland.
Analysis: Big Papi had a pair of solo homers against the Yankees on Sunday. He's drove in 13 runs over a 10-game stretch in which he's hit six homers and is batting .366.
|May 9 12:50 PM PT1:50 PM MT2:50 PM CT3:50 PM ET15:50 ET19:50 GMT3:50 12:50 PM MST2:50 PM EST3:20 PM VEN23:50 UAE2:50 PM CT-Ortiz tormented the Yankees once again by smacking a pair of solo home runs in Sunday's win.
Analysis: The 40-year-old hit his 50th and 51st homers against New York in a Red Sox uniform, with five of them coming this season. Ortiz has six homers and 11 RBIs over his last nine games.
|May 7 8:30 AM PT9:30 AM MT10:30 AM CT11:30 AM ET11:30 ET15:30 GMT23:30 8:30 AM MST10:30 AM EST11:00 AM VEN19:30 UAE10:30 AM CT-Ortiz had a two-run homer Friday against the Yankees, but was ejected in the ninth inning following a controversial strikeout.
Analysis: Ortiz was called out on strikes by Ron Kulpa with the bases loaded in Boston's 3-2 loss, resulting in a heated argument between the slugger and the home plate umpire. The homer was the fourth in seven games for Ortiz, who's hitting .357 with nine RBIs over that stretch.
|May 5 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)5:55 PM CT-Ortiz finished 2 for 5 with three RBIs and had another big hit in Wednesday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Ortiz put Boston ahead with a two-run homer in the sixth inning of the 5-2 win. The long ball was the 509th of his career and 451st with the Red Sox, one shy of tying Carl Yastremski for second in team history. The 40-year-old is 7 for 19 with three homers and six RBIs over a five-game stretch.
|May 1 10:40 AM PT11:40 AM MT12:40 PM CT1:40 PM ET13:40 ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST1:10 PM VEN21:40 UAE12:40 PM CT-Ortiz homered again as the Red Sox blanked the struggling New York Yankees 8-0 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Ortiz drilled the fifth home run of his farewell season - and second in two nights against the Yankees. He continues to torment New York, which surely can't wait till he retires.
|Apr. 30 4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET19:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST6:30 PM VEN3:00 UAE (+1)6:00 PM CT-Ortiz finished 2 for 4 and hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the eighth inning of Friday's win over the Yankees.
Analysis: The retiring slugger has had a nice start to his final season, as he's hitting .307 with 18 RBIs in 21 games. Ortiz is batting .391 over his last six.
|Apr. 28 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Ortiz passed two Hall of Fame Red Sox on the extra-base hits list in a 9-4 win over Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Ortiz had three doubles and drove in two runs, giving him 1,119 extra-base hits to tie Hall of Famer George Brett for 16th all-time. On the second double, he passed Boston greats Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx. He's 10 for 27 (.370) with six doubles and six RBIs in his last seven games.
|Apr. 13 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Ortiz homered and doubled in Tuesday's loss to Baltimore.
Analysis: Ortiz has homered three times through six games with four multihit efforts.
|Apr. 9 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Ortiz went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs on Friday.
Analysis: He is 5 for 13 with five RBIs in his first three games, the first two of which he homered in.
|Apr. 6 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Ortiz homered in the first game of his final season on Tuesday.
Analysis: His two-run shot came in the ninth inning and he added a double in four at-bats.