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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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  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Boston Red Sox - PlayerWatch

    RF Brock Holt produced his fourth career game with multiple extra-base hits, finishing 2-for-4 with a double and a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Holt also recorded a double and a triple Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox while finishing 2-...
  • Red Sox 8, Astros 3

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 8, Astros 3 HOUSTON -- David Ortiz delivered a bases-clearing double to cap a five-run sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox provided right-hander John Lackey ample run support to...
  • Five-Run Sixth Helps Carry Red Sox Past Astros

    HOUSTON -- David Ortiz delivered a bases-clearing double to cap a five-run sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox provided right-hander John Lackey ample run support to overcome his command woes in an 8-3 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Minute Maid...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: adds two games; late games to follow Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went seven...
  • Youngsters help Red Sox win third straight

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Youngsters help Red Sox win third straight HOUSTON -- Three games is too modest a winning streak to stir much excitement in a veteran club like the Boston Red Sox. What does spark enthusiasm,...
  • Recap: Red Sox 8, Astros 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Red Sox 8, Astros 3 Red Sox 8, Astros 3: Christian Vazquez went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored in his second career game to help visiting Boston knock off Houston. David Ortiz added a three-run double, Dustin...
  • Scouts watching Peavy's start for Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- With the Red Sox mired in last place in the American League East entering Friday, and wedged between debilitating injuries and a commitment to younger players, the...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... RF Brock Holt produced his fourth career game with multiple extra-base hits, finishing 2-for-4 with a double and a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Holt also recorded a double and a triple Tuesday night against the Chicago White...
  • TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime

    TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Two national soccer teams (Germany and...
  • Boston's Lester not worry about contract status

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Jon Lester's final start before the All-Star break went just like a majority of the others, which is to say, nearly flawlessly. Lester allowed one run over seven innings...