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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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  • On The Fly: 1967 GHO Winner Charlie Sifford Dies At 92

    On The Fly: 1967 GHO Winner Charlie Sifford Dies At 92
    Charlie Sifford — who broke the color barrier in golf, won the 1967 Greater Hartford Open and was the first African American inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame — died at 92. Sifford won $20,000 for the win at Wethersfield Country Club....
  • Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

    Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules
    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?
    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...
  • 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...
  • Chase Headley added an RBI while Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann each scored twice

    Chase Headley added an RBI while Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann each scored twice
    Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team Sunday night and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as the New York Yankees took the rubber match of the three-game series with an 8-7 victory over the Red Sox in Boston. Chase Headley added...
  • Red Sox Crush Rays, Even Series

    Red Sox Crush Rays, Even Series
    Red Sox 11, Rays 3: Garin Cecchini hit his first major-league home run and Rusney Castillo recorded his first RBI as Boston evened the series with visiting Tampa Bay at a game apiece. Xander Bogaerts had two hits and three RBIs, Daniel Nava doubled in...