Summer Savings! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.

Readers Respond

News Opinion Readers Respond

Why no punishment for David Ortiz?

I don't get it: Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, in a fit of pique, smashes a dugout telephone on national television and does not receive a fine or suspension ("No answer," July 29).

I suppose he's too valuable to the Red Sox to upset. What kind of message does this send to the thousands of fans, especially the younger ones? Don't we have enough people with anger management issues?

Jackie Segall

Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale

    Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale

    Hammel struggles and Baltimore bats go quiet in loss

  • A little more on Ortiz's meltdown

    A little more on Ortiz's meltdown

        The Orioles lost 7-3 to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

  • Trump is the anti-politician

    Trump is the anti-politician

    Why are the press and both political parties so upset that Donald Trump is running for president ("The Trump lesson that Bush and Clinton should heed," July 27)? Could it be that he does not need someone else's money so the Democratic National Committee, GOP, George Soros or big business can't...

  • Gun laws aren't enforced

    Gun laws aren't enforced

    The people screaming for more gun control and more gun laws and all the other useless ideas should be finding out why the laws now in place are not being enforced. The last maniac to shoot up a theater should have never been able to purchase a gun but evidently some judge did not do her job ("Gunman...

  • Baltimore needs a transit plan

    Baltimore needs a transit plan

    Your Sunday editorial deplores the untimely demise of Baltimore's Red Line and ponders how the community and state should proceed to address Baltimore's continuing mobility and unemployment problems ("Picking up the pieces after the Red Line," July 26).

  • The Sun needs to drop its anti-cop agenda

    The Sun needs to drop its anti-cop agenda

    The Sun's continued drumbeat demonizing police officers is alarming and further evidenced through the entirely one-sided and dangerous editorial, "The limits of video" (July 23). It is well established that Officer Brian Encina had a right to pull over Sandra Bland, as minor a traffic offense as...

Comments
Loading

81°