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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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  • Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them

    Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on Opening day. Not the other way around. The ace left-hander has...
  • David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'

    David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz says he "might run out of money" if baseball enforces the new pace-of-play rule requiring hitters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box. Ortiz used part of his first spring training session with reporters...
  • David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval

    David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. "My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval. Ortiz, the final...
  • Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter

    Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter
     Los Marlins de Miami llevarán a cabo este martes su primer entrenamiento de pretemporada con su escuadra completa en el campamento primaveral de Júpiter. El pasado viernes arribaron al complejo los lanzadores y receptores, incluyendo los nuevos...
  • FOTOS: Alex Rodríguez en los entrenamientos de los Yankees de Nueva York

    FOTOS: Alex Rodríguez en los entrenamientos de los Yankees de Nueva York
    Tres días antes de lo esperado y luego de una suspensión de un año, Alex Rodríguez arribó el lunes al complejo de entrenamientos primaverales de los Yankees de Nueva York en Tampa. Rodríguez, quien suma 654 jonrones en su carrera, conectó seis...
  • Managerial wheels will be spinning with Joe Maddon and the Cubs

     Managerial wheels will be spinning with Joe Maddon and the Cubs
    This is definitely not your average Joe. When Joe Maddon takes the top step of the Cubs' dugout at Wrigley Field this season, fans will be seeing a different kind of manager than the ones they have watched in the past. Maddon uses shifts more often...
  • Notas de pelota: Juego de Estrellas en Miami y la Liga de la Toronja a la vuelta de la esquina

    Notas de pelota: Juego de Estrellas en Miami y la Liga de la Toronja a la vuelta de la esquina
    La primavera, quizá fría y abrazada por las alergias, es, sin embargo, época ideal para escribir de béisbol y sobre todo de los Marlins de Miami. Con los campos de entrenamientos en Florida y Arizona recibiendo a lanzadores y receptores y los primeros...
  • Part 4: Adam Jones on the 'bidding war' for Cubans, pace of play and his goals for 2015

    Part 4: Adam Jones on the 'bidding war' for Cubans, pace of play and his goals for 2015
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones doesn't mind getting your attention, whether it's with a flashy play in center field, a long home run or a controversial opinion on Twitter. He knows baseball stardom has put him in a unique position to help kids, but...
  • 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....
  • On The Fly: Game Within The Game At NCAAs

    Wisconsin will play in the regional final Saturday against Arizona so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and his teammates can continue their obsession with the stenographers who transcribe quotes from press conferences and hand them out to media on deadline....
  • David Ortiz Says He Never 'Knowingly' Took Steroids; Deserves Hall Of Fame

    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame." The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column Thursday for The Players'...