Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said he is tired of the drama in the clubhouse and doesn't know if he will be with the team in 2013. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Chicken and beer scandal from last season. New manager. Barely out of the cellar in the AL East. Take your pick to describe what's wrong with the Boston Red Sox right now.
David Ortiz, the teams designated hitter, has a few ideas and let loose in an interview with WEEI.com when he was asked if he was having fun this season.
"Not really. Too much s***, man. People need to leave us alone and let us play baseball. It’s starting to become the s***hole it used to be. Playing here used to be so much fun. [Now] every day is something new, not related to baseball. People need to leave us alone," Ortiz said. "Every day is something new, some drama, some more s***. I’m tired of that, man. I’m here to play baseball, man."
Ortiz said he didn't know if he would be in Boston past the 2012 season and that he will have to "think about it.”
"This ain’t all about me," Ortiz said. "I’m not the only player here. We have 25 guys who care just as much as I care about playing ball here and providing winning ballgames."
Ortiz is batting .313 with 18 HRs and 49 RBIs this season.