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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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  • Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

    During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey sleeve, hitch up pants, check right thumb protector. Repeat.
  • Boston sports stars among those with unclaimed property

    Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady and one-time World Series MVP David Ortiz are among tens of thousands of Massachusetts taxpayers on the state treasurer's latest unclaimed property list. Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, and Ortiz, designated...

    Ortiz on pace-of-play fines: 'I might run out of money'

    David Ortiz has a deliberate routine at the plate. He sounded prepared to pay for it. "I might run out of money," Ortiz said during a colorful rant Wednesday about the new pace-of-play rule requiring hitters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box...

    Clark says players against radical speed-up changes

    Major league players are against many of the radical changes introduced during the Arizona Fall League to speed up games. Baseball players' association head Tony Clark is encouraging his membership to make slight adjustments that will improve the pace of...

    On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule

     On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule
    Spring training is just starting, but Big Papi is in midseason form. David Ortiz was at his expletive-laced best as he met reporters Wednesday, going off on a rant about Major League Baseball's effort to speed up games. Papi, of course, has his routine...