Internet Loses It After Pedro Martinez Tweets About Big Papi
Legendary Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez tweeted last night about David Ortiz being "in baseball shape".There's no doubt about it, the Red Sox are missing Big Papi's bat this season. They have the 2nd lowest home run total in the league. That's why New England's pulse started to race when Pedro Martinez tweeted this:
After Pedro's tweet the internet exploded in speculation and hope last night. But before Papi fans pop the champagne, Pedro clarified his remarks.
To confirm even further that Big Papi will not be making a return to the Red Sox, The Boston Globe posted an article this morning where Ortiz states he has no regrets about retiring from the team. Ortiz's #34 will be retired this month. Looks like it will stay hung above right field, and not draped on Big Papi's back.
Additional Reporting by Taylor Sullivan