Video: 'PTI' on Papi's rant
David Ortiz' strong words to ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes about not getting respect for his leadership in the Red Sox clubhouse left the "PTI" guys shaking their heads.
Tony Kornheiser called Ortiz the "unquestioned face of the Red Sox" and asked, "What is he nervous about? "What's he insecure about?"
Michael Wilbon went further: "Every time I'm in Boston ... all I read about is how great a guy David Ortiz is, how wonderful he is in the clubhouse, from the media, from the fans. They cheer him when he walks down the street. Stop! How much love can you stand, Papi? Everybody loves you."
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Gordon Edes, who joined ESPNBoston.com in Nov. 2009, has covered MLB for more than 25 years. He spent 12 years covering the Sox for the Globe. Ask a question for his next mailbag. Follow him on Twitter here.
Joe McDonald, a native Rhode Islander, joined ESPNBoston.com as a Bruins and Red Sox reporter in February 2010. He worked at the Providence Journal for 18 years and covered the Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, PawSox and Providence Bruins. He's a three-time winner of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association's state Sportswriter of the Year for Rhode Island. Follow him on Twitter here.
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