An excerpt from today’s game story by the great Charles Odum, who covers the Braves for the AP:
The roar following Ortiz’s homer startled A.J. Pierzynski, who was waiting on deck.
“When David hit that homer, that was probably the loudest cheer as a visitor I’ve ever heard, especially since I was on deck and sort of got the full force of it,” Pierzynski said. “It was one of the loudest moments I can remember in any stadium.”
And this, from Big Cheater:
Big shout out to #RedSoxNation in Atlanta today…felt like we were at Fenway
— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) May 27, 2014