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The skinny on Big Papi's diet

A slimmer, sleeker David Ortiz says dietary sacrifices won't impact his power

Updated: February 24, 2012, 9:45 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz, who says he has dropped 20 pounds in the past two months and looks like it, is on a diet unlike any that most of you know.

For starters, he can't eat chicken, an enormous sacrifice for a guy who had pollo many nights growing up in his native Dominican Republic.

He can't eat egg whites, just the yolks.

No shrimp, but lobster, yes.

Some salmon, but no grouper.

Alcohol, no.

"I was in many resorts this winter, and all I did ...

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