John Farrell

David Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale

Playing in the Bronx one last time, Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation at Yankee Stadium instead of the usual boos.

There were many fans in Red Sox colors in Thursday night's crowd, which chanted his nickname "Pa-pi! Pa-pi!" Only a smattering of booing could be heard.

Ortiz struck out in the second inning against CC Sabathia, dropping to 0 for 10 in the three-game series and hitless in his last 14 at-bats against the Yankees. Ortiz walked in the fourth and was replaced by pinch runner Brock Holt, then received another ovation as he jogged to the Red Sox dugout. Ortiz pointed to the Yankees dugout in thanks as he headed to the...

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