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David Ortiz felt 'pushed' into fight

Updated: July 9, 2011, 10:57 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz thought it best to cool down a bit after Friday night's bench-clearing brawl before talking about his fight with Baltimore Orioles pitcher Kevin Gregg.

Ortiz spoke at length Saturday afternoon about the incident, which occurred in the eighth inning of Boston's 10-3 victory over Baltimore Friday night.

"I don't feel proud of a situation like that, but I'm the kind of person that don't like being pushed, you know what I'm saying? I ...

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