David Ortiz Says He’s in Best Shape of Career, Feels Like an Underdog Heading in 2012 (Video)


David Ortiz has appropriately been known as "Big Papi" since some of his earliest days in Boston. But it appears that the lovable Ortiz has transformed into a not-so-big Papi in preparation for the 2012 season.

Papi showed up at Red Sox spring training facility having lost 20 pounds and feeling like he's in the best shape of his career.

The 36-year-old was honest as ever, talking with Tom Caron and Peter Gammons on Friday, saying he feels like an underdog heading into the new season.

Check out all Big Papi had to say about his health and preparation in the video above.

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