David Ortiz Murders Dugout Phone

Big Papi, can you hear us now? No, because you killed a phone with a bat? Okay.

David Ortiz took a high strike on Saturday on a 3-0 count and, upon subsequently striking out, proceeded to act as any rational ballplayer might.

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Ortiz mouthed off to the umpire and got ejected…

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…before proceeding to beat the ever-living bejesus out of the dugout bullpen phone. Dustin Pedroia, against all odds, managed to avoid decapitation at Ortiz’s hands.

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Pedroia was none too pleased.

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And yet! THE PHONE STILL WORKED. (Swing harder, Papi.)

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All it really needed was new string and a fresh tin can and it was as good as new.

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And when Ortiz went 4-for-4 yesterday with a home run, his reaction was slightly less angry.

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Dustin Pedroia, as usual, was not impressed.

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