Either get Krabbenhoft on the phone or have Bill James sit Papi down and explain RBI to him.
Despite a fantastic statistical season, the cranky side of David Ortiz surfaced again on Thursday night.
In a year that has seen the Boston Red Sox slugger battle pitchers from the Orioles and blame the media for being hit by the Yankees, Ortiz didn’t try to hide his emotions after Fenway Park’s official scorer removed a RBI that was Ortiz was initially given after an opposite-field single during Wednesday night’s game.
In fact, Ortiz was so angry about the reversal that he interrupted manager Terry Francona’s pregame press conference on Thursday with some loud expletives.
“I’m (blanking) (ticked),” Ortiz said.
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