Where’s the ill temper?

July 29, 2010

Ortiz powers Sox to bad-tempered win

BASEBALL/I re-read this article three times looking for any comment about somebody being bad-tempered.

There was no mention or even a hint about bad tempers. Who provided the title to this well-written account of the game?

I thought the Boston Globe was prejudiced in their writing, but your editors apparently don’t even read the articles. What a disappointment.

Jim G.

The headline was a reference to this sentence: Both benches were warned by home plate umpire Wally Bell after Beltre was struck by a 97 mph pitch from Fernando Rodney in the next at-bat after the second Ortiz homer.

That sentence was dropped from the version of the story you saw, but unfortunately the headline wasn’t changed accordingly: GBU Editor

Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz hits a sacrifice fly to score a run against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Oakland, California, July 19, 2010. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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