David Ortiz Just Happy to Be Alive After Playing First Base Against Phillies


David Ortiz broke out his first baseman's mitt for the first time this season on Wednesday night, and he made it out alive.

Ortiz joked after the game that he was just trying to defend himself while playing first base against the Phillies. He said that he had a chat with Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard before the game and explained to him that he had a family waiting for him at home.

To hear what else the always unpredictable Ortiz had to say about playing first base, check out the video above.

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