The most recent and perhaps the most substantial news in Major League Baseball is the story covered by the New York Times, revealing that David Ortiz is among the 103 MLB players that tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) in 2003.
Outside of Red Sox Nation, everyone is applauding this breaking news. Many even question the validity of a 2004 World Series Championship, if two of the most proficient sluggers on that team, Ortiz and Manny Ramirez, are confirmed as players listed on the Mitchell Report.
Boston fans are known for standing by their players amid controversy. But there are many contradictions looming, and regardless of his past five years of productivity in Beantown, Big Papi must defend his honor.
Obviously, there are many questions to ask. At this point—whether die-hard BoSox fans or Boston haters—everyone wants to know the truth.
So who better to ask but the man himself? Here are the three most imperative questions Ortiz must field.