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David Ortiz

David Ortiz
David Ortiz is the designated hitter for the MLB's Boston Red Sox. Prior to joining the Red Sox in 2003, Ortiz played for the Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Ortiz began his Major League Baseball career in 1992, and has since won two World Series, played in 4 All-Star games, and tops the majors with 177 homers and 541 RBI since 2004. In 2007, Ortiz released his autobiography, "Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits," which reached the New York Times Bestseller list. He is the spokesman for Reebok, Sharp, Vitamin Water, and XM Satellite Radio. Ortiz and his wife, Jessica, have three children, and currently reside in Weston, Mass. (Photo... Show more »
David Ortiz is the designated hitter for the MLB's Boston Red Sox. Prior to joining the Red Sox in 2003, Ortiz played for the Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Ortiz began his Major League Baseball career in 1992, and has since won two World Series, played in 4 All-Star games, and tops the majors with 177 homers and 541 RBI since 2004. In 2007, Ortiz released his autobiography, "Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits," which reached the New York Times Bestseller list. He is the spokesman for Reebok, Sharp, Vitamin Water, and XM Satellite Radio. Ortiz and his wife, Jessica, have three children, and currently reside in Weston, Mass. (Photo AP) « Show less

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  • On The Fly: Game Within The Game At NCAAs

    Wisconsin will play in the regional final Saturday against Arizona so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and his teammates can continue their obsession with the stenographers who transcribe quotes from press conferences and hand them out to media on deadline. Last week, after a second round win over Coastal Carolina, Hayes & Co. discovered the stenographers — who work NCAA Tournament games and other sports events for a company called ASAP Sports — and Hayes started off a press conference by saying "Before answering that question, I'd like say a few words: cattywampus and onomatopoeia and antidisestablishmentarianism." The stenographer got it all. This week he tried to stump the stenographer with "syzygy." If Hayes is looking for something to do this summer, the National Scrabble Championships are Aug. 1-5 in Reno, Nev.
  • David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame." The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column Thursday for The Players' Tribune,...

    David Ortiz Says He Never 'Knowingly' Took Steroids; Deserves Hall Of Fame

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame." The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column Thursday for The Players'...

    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz: 'I never knowingly took any steroids'

    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz: 'I never knowingly took any steroids'
    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wants to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame someday, and he knows that might be difficult based on his alleged links to past performance-enhancing drug use. In a story published on the Players' Tribune, Ortiz wrote he...

    'Big Papi' vuelve a la alineación de Medias Rojas

    'Big Papi' vuelve a la alineación de Medias Rojas
    David Ortiz se fue de 3-0 en su regreso a la alineación de Boston tras una ausencia de nueve días, y los Medias Rojas superaron el jueves 5-4 a los Mellizos de Minnesota. Aquejado por una gripe y deshidratación, Ortiz no había jugado desde el 16 de...