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Ortiz finds perspective

Homerless no more, Big Papi buoyed by father's visit, extra work, support from players

Updated: April 23, 2010, 11:31 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Just like in the TV ad, the phone rang, David Ortiz answered, and it was his father.

Papi calling Big Papi.

"I'm coming to Boston,'' Enrique Ortiz said.

"Why's that?'' the son asked. "Are you coming to be checked out at the hospital?''

"No,'' the father replied. "I'm coming to hang out with you. I saw you on TV, and you looked really stressed. I want to come and help you relax.''

Enrique ...

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