Big Papi Crushes the Boston Globe
Red Sox DH dings the paper's editorial calendar and sportswriter Dan Shaughnessy, who responds.
There’s an interesting collateral detail in Richard Sandomir’s NYT look at the rookie year of The Players’ Tribune. When March 26 essay “The Dirt” was added to the Derek Jeter portal by editor-at-large David Ortiz, it hit the Red Sox paper of record in the gut:
Within a half-hour of Ortiz’s post being published, the Boston Globe rushed onto its website a similar article, the product of an interview Ortiz gave March 11 to one of its reporters, Bob Hohler.