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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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  • Obama's springtime foursome: 'Fore!'

     
    by Mark Silva Out on the National Mall today, crowds made their way to the cherry blossoms, now officially past their peak but splendid nonetheless on a partly cloudy and mild spring day. The president of the United States left...
  • World Baseball Classic Round 2 minus the Dominican Republic

     
    When tourism officials and World Baseball Classic organizers spoke of Miami as a natural location for second round games in the Olympic-style baseball tournament, they weren't counting the Netherlands among the teams that would attract locals and...

    Wang struggles; Tomko makes good impression

     
    Chien-Ming Wang had a very rough outing. He gave up seven runs (one earned) in 1 2/3 innings. Among the six hits he allowed were two home runs, one to David Ortiz and one to Mike Lowell. Wang said "Everything...

    'Sugar' chronicles young Dominican's big league bid

     
    "Sugar," opening Friday at four Manhattan theaters and later more widely, depicts a fictional, aspiring Dominican pitcher named Miguel (Sugar) Santos, played by Algenis Perez Soto. Do not see it expecting a standard, Disney-esque sports movie. Its pace is...

    Gameday Live: Mets vs. Red Sox

     
    Greetings fans. Marcus Henry here to bring you the first Major League Baseball game from CitiField. Yes, Georgetown played St. John's last Sunday, but this is the first time fans will get to see two pro teams battle at CitiField....