This tweet came after David Ortiz's 14th home run of the season yesterday (pictured):
Ortiz is 14 of his last 27 with 11 XBHs and 13 RBIs.— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) May 30, 2016
That's pretty good, right?
In addition to his 14 home runs, the 40-year-old (and AL MVP?) Ortiz has 23 doubles and one triple through the Red Sox first 51 games (of which he's played in only 45--that's an absurd 38 extra-base hits in 45 games). He's on a pace to get 121 extra-base hits this year, which would be two more than the all-time record of 119 set by some guy named Babe Ruth in 1921.
Big Papi is also hitting doubles at a rate that translates to 73 for the full season. The major league record is 67, by Earl Web in 1931.