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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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  • Going on 40, Torii Hunter still has ball to be played

    PROSPER, Texas Torii Hunter sat on a chair in the left side of the batter's box at Prosper High School last week, setting baseballs on a hitting tee for Jayson Nix. It was overcast and in the 50s, but spring training was in the air as Hunter and a couple...
  • Like Mittens And Cocoa, Signs Of Sox, Yanks, Mets Bring Warmth

    Like Mittens And Cocoa, Signs Of Sox, Yanks, Mets Bring Warmth
    Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week. Spring training is...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...