Smart Mouth: How David Ortiz Earned The Nickname ‘Mr. Clutch’

You’ve probably heard the word “clutch” before, but did you know it has a different meaning in baseball?

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz often is called “Mr. Clutch” for his performance at the plate when it matters most. Find out what “clutch” means in baseball, and why it’s applied to Big Papi, in the video above from this week’s episode of “NESN Clubhouse.”

Thumbnail photo via David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports Images