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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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  • Red Sox Players Bonding At Baseball Winter Weekend

    MASHANTUCKET — With a hangover season in 2014 following a World Series crown in '13 — a second last-place finish in the AL East in three years — Red Sox ownership and management knew that most areas of the roster would need to be...
  • Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success

    Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success
    MASHANTUCKET — The Red Sox have been down this road before, the winter renovation road. No franchise does the quick rebuild like they do, and the three championships between 2004 and 2013 illustrate their success, just as last-place finishes in...
  • Noah Feldman: Marathon bombing suspect will get Boston jury trial

    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the Framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • Pedro Martínez utilizó las "dudas" para ser inmortal del Salón de la Fama

    Pedro Martínez utilizó las "dudas" para ser inmortal del Salón de la Fama
    Houston (EEUU), 7 ene (EFE).- El recinto sagrado del Salón de la Fama del béisbol profesional ya tiene a un segundo dominicano entre los inmortales después que el exlanzador Pedro Martínez fue elegido a la primera votación a la que se presentó y con la...
  • Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families

    Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families
    One of the great legacies of George Steinbrenner is the Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which the late Yankees' owner created in 1982 to fund the education for children of police officers and firefighters in the tri-state area who are killed in the...
  • Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season

    Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season
    Major League Baseball, 2014 in review: The highs • Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
  • Former player: Joe Maddon a great fit for Cubs

    Joe Maddon will need to get acclimated to a new coaching staff, buy clothes warmer than the light stuff he sports in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area and make sure Javier Baez no longer wants the No. 70 jersey he wore in spring training. If he finalizes...
  • Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas

    Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas
    J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon. “I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...
  • On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano

    On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano
    Now that Alfonso Soriano says he will retire, it brings to mind when he burst onto the scene in New York with 18 home runs and 43 steals in 2001. That next year he just missed being a 40-40 player with 39 home runs and 41 stolen bases. He just could not...
  • How will qualifying offer affect Nelson Cruz's free-agent market value?

    How will qualifying offer affect Nelson Cruz's free-agent market value?
    The Orioles made slugger Nelson Cruz a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday, but it remains to be determined how that will affect Cruz’s free-agent market value going forward. This is the third year of the qualifying-offer process --...
  • Los Marlins de Miami anuncian calendario de primavera 2015

    Los Marlins de Miami anuncian calendario de primavera 2015
    Los Marlins de Miami, y su astro de $325 millones Giancarlo Stanton, recibirán en Jupiter al equipo de la Universidad de Florida Internacional (FIU) el lunes 2 de marzo de 2015, en el arranque de su próxima temporada de primavera. Los lanzadores y...