Yankee fans give Big Papi standing O

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox tips his cap during a pregame ceremony in his honor at Yankee Stadium on September 29, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation by fans at Yankee Stadium when he walked to home plate for the first at-bat of his final game in the Bronx.

There were many fans in Red Sox colors in the crowd, which chanted his nickname “Pa-pi! Pa-pi!” Only a smattering of boos could be heard.

Ortiz struck out against CC Sabathia. Ortiz is 0 for 10 in the three-game series. He is hitless in his last 14 at-bats against the Yankees.

Entering with a .316 average, 37 homers and 124 RBIs, the 40-year-old designated hitter is having among the greatest final seasons in big league history.