10 Questions for David Ortiz

He's the Red Sox slugger every pitcher fears. With his team on a tear and his fame on the rise, the native Dominican has just released an autobiography, Big Papi. David Ortiz will now take your questions

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David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a portrait during the Boston Red Sox photo day at the Red Sox spring training complex on February 24, 2007 in Fort Myers, Florida.

You are known for being a clutch hitter. What are your thoughts when you step up to the plate in a key situation? Carlos Colon, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Actually, I get more calm. In those situations, I don't want to get too excited. When you get too excited, you kind of overtry to do too much. I go through the play like I am going to have a hot tea in the morning. I quiet everything down. I try to be as quiet as I can at the plate, but still aggressive.

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