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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Red Sox get their lefty -- Miley, not Lester

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH After losing out on the free agent left-hander Jon Lester, the Boston Red Sox acquired a different southpaw Dec. 10. Wade Miley was dealt to Boston from the Arizona Diamondbacks in...
  • Rebuilding Red Sox sign Sandoval, Ramirez

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH The Boston Red Sox began rebuilding over the summer. General manager Ben Cherington continued overhauling the team in late November, signing switch-hitting third baseman Pablo Sandoval...
  • Medias Rojas y Marineros refuerzan ofensivas

     Medias Rojas y Marineros refuerzan ofensivas
    El mercado de agentes libres y de cambios de las Grandes Ligas apenas está calentando, pero varios equipos de forma agresiva han comenzado a realizar movimientos con miras a la próxima temporada. Los Medias Rojas de Boston, que se convirtieron en el...
  • Are the free-spending Red Sox the new Yankees?

    The Boston Red Sox went on a bit of a spending spree Monday, signing two of the two biggest bats in this Major League Baseball offseason: Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. Ramirez, the former Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop, was given a four-year, $88...
  • Boston's signings of Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval could impact Orioles' offseason

    Boston's signings of Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval could impact Orioles' offseason
    It’s November, and the Boston Red Sox were bad last year, so why wouldn’t they spend all of the money on free agents in order to rectify it? In the span of a a few hours last night and this morning, Boston reportedly agreed to terms with...
  • As baseball's Hot Stove League burns, are Dodgers fiddling around?

    The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too. The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball. It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
  • 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...
  • 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 --...
  • 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...