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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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  • Buchholz tosses 3-hitter as Red Sox rout Astros

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Buchholz tosses 3-hitter as Red Sox rout Astros HOUSTON -- This was the Clay Buchholz who dominated during the first half of last season before losing that momentum to injury and three months...
  • Game roundup: Giants pitcher, catcher hit slams

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: adds remaining day games, changes lede and headline Game roundup: Giants pitcher, catcher hit slams SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey proved to be quite the grand battery for the San...
  • Yost 'outsmarted' in loss

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Manager Ned Yost "gambled and lost" on Friday night as his team lost another game to slip to just one game over .500. With the Royals ahead, 4-3, after a two-run home...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Jeter No. 1-selling jersey in 2014

    Heading into his 14th and final All-Star Game appearance, Derek Jeter remains atop the list of most popular MLB player jerseys, closely followed by some of the biggest names in the game as well as the young stars who are leading the next generation. Derek...
  • Suffolk's Clay Grady, 10, will be in outfield during Monday's MLB Home Run Derby

    Ten-year old Clay Grady and his father David drove about eight minutes up the road in Suffolk to Creekside Elementary School to participate in his local Pitch, Hit & Run contest this April. Clay's skills around the diamond have earned him the...
  • Astros 3, Red Sox 2

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros 3, Red Sox 2 HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve doubled and scored twice, including in the eighth inning to provide the Houston Astros the go-ahead run in a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox...
  • Carter's RBI Single In 8th Lifts Astros Past Red Sox

    Chris Carter's RBI infield single in the eighth inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday in Houston. Boston won the opener of the three-game series 8-3 on Friday behind catcher Christian Vazquez's first three...
  • After review, Astros win

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange After review, Astros win HOUSTON -- Given how tightly the Houston Astros clung to contention for most of Saturday, it came as no surprise that the concluding play of their 3-2 victory over...
  • Recap: Astros 3, Red Sox 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Astros 3, Red Sox 2 Astros 3, Red Sox 2: Jason Castro homered while Jose Altuve doubled twice and scored two runs as Houston edged visiting Boston. Castro added a triple and Matt Dominguez recorded a pair of hits for the...
  • TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime

    TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Two national soccer teams (Germany and...