David Ortiz has been the heart and soul of the Boston Red Sox for a long time.
Boston’s beloved Big Papi has been the centerpiece of three World Series wins nine years apart, and at the end of his 14th season with the franchise, it’s clear he has made an everlasting impact on everyone he has encountered.
Rookie Andrew Benintendi and veteran Clay Buchholz both reflected on what Ortiz has meant to them before Sunday’s regular-season finale at Fenway Park against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Check out their thoughts, as seen on “Red Sox Gameday Live,” in the video above.
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