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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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  • A Rich Minor League History In New Britain

    A Rich Minor League History In New Britain
    HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983. It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
  • Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead in All-Star voting, Adam Jones gains in outfield

    Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead in All-Star voting, Adam Jones gains in outfield
    Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters continue to lead their respective positions in American League All-Star voting, according to fan balloting figures released Sunday night. Center fielder Adam Jones jumped from sixth to fourth...
  • Bud Norris throws eight scoreless innings in Orioles' 4-0 win over the Red Sox

    Bud Norris throws eight scoreless innings in Orioles' 4-0 win over the Red Sox
    The Orioles needed a deep outing from right-hander Bud Norris on Monday night against the Boston Red Sox after the club’s bullpen accounted for 6 2/3 innings the previous day. Norris gave the Orioles just that, recording his best start since...
  • Double standard in Machado suspension [Letter]

    Double standard in Machado suspension [Letter]
    Does anyone recall last season's July 27 game with Boston when a "mature" David Ortiz started a loud argument with the home plate umpire who called him out on strikes? The Red Sox player was physically restrained by his teammates, but he continued to...
  • Getting Sweet Revenge, American Baseball-Style

    Vengeance is mine, sayeth the Lord. And although retribution shall surely come in the fullness of time, a ballplayer can only wait so long. Accordingly, when Boston slugger David Ortiz came to bat against Tampa Bay's David Price at the end of May...
  • Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox

    Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
  • Red Sox Struggle To Score, Lose 4-1 To O's

    By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. It was the 10th win in 13 games...
  • Ortiz Has 2 Homers, 6 RBI In Red Sox Victory

    Ortiz Has 2 Homers, 6 RBI In Red Sox Victory
    David Ortiz homered twice and tied a career high by driving in six runs as Boston rallied to take down Houston 10-7 Saturday in the third game of a four-game series at Fenway Park. Daniel Nava had three hits and drove in two runs, while Yoenis...
  • Angels stay hot in 4-2 victory over Red Sox

    Angels stay hot in 4-2 victory over Red Sox
    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the sixth, reliever Mike Morin got Dustin Pedroia to chop a grounder to shortstop Erick Aybar, who teamed with second baseman Howie Kendrick on an inning-ending double play that preserved a 2-1 lead....
  • Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels

    Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels
    C.J. Wilson pitched into the sixth inning and the Angels capitalized on a pair of errors in the eighth to down the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, to begin a four-game series.  Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored once for the Angels, who have won five of...
  • Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox

    Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox
    Closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith were not available Monday night after pitching in three straight games at Texas, but there was no real concern, no sense of impending doom, in the Angels bullpen or dugout. "The bullpen is so deep right now...