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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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  • Recap: Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1 Red Sox 14, Blue Jays 1: David Ortiz homered twice and Stephen Drew added a home run and four RBIs as visiting Boston crushed Toronto. Mike Napoli added a home run among three hits and joined Brock Holt,...
  • Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays

    The Boston Red Sox exploded for a season-high 14 runs in the series opener and appeared on their way to a long winning streak. Instead, the Red Sox will try to salvage a split of the four-game series when they visit the Toronto Blue Jays for the finale on...
  • Gomes comes up big again as pinch hitter

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Jonny Gomes has 19 home runs in his two seasons with the Red Sox. Six of them have come as a pinch hitter. Only the great Ted Williams, with seven, has hit more pinch homers...
  • Red Sox midseason report: No surrender yet

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH The move -- veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski out and prospect Christian Vazquez in -- was seen by many as the Boston Red Sox waving the white flag even before the All-Star break. After...
  • ESPY Awards: Stewart Named Best Female College Athlete

    ESPY Awards: Stewart Named Best Female College Athlete
    UConn's presence was strong at the annual ESPY Awards Wednesday night in Los Angeles. After winning national championships in men's and women's basketball, the Huskies were a dominant story in sports this spring and were nominated in multiple...
  • MLB's pivotal post-break players

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB's pivotal post-break players When the baseball season resumes Friday, contending teams will be fine-tuning their lineups to prepare for the stretch run, also-rans will be preparing to take a...
  • 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...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went seven shutout innings as the streaking...
  • 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...