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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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  • Red Sox continue rebuilding course begun at midseason

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox continue rebuilding course begun at midseason BOSTON -- Last to first to last ... to first? "We didn't anticipate the final record, but you play the games to determine that, and it is where...
  • Tigers hope to put postseason frustrations behind them

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- It barely matters that the Detroit Tigers had to struggle through a 162-game season. Now they have reached a postseason that has frustrated three years in a row. The...
  • Jeter closes career with hit against Boston rivals

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Derek Jeter fittingly ended his Major League Baseball career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single on Sunday in the last at-bat of a 20-year career with the New York Yankees. Jeter, who...
  • Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single

    Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single
    BOSTON - Derek Jeter's career came to an end Sunday in Boston and the retiring New York Yankees shortstop left the field for the final time after an RBI single. Jeter was honored by the Red Sox prior to the game and was in the lineup as the designated...
  • Crockett succeeds in his role as a relief specialist for the Cleveland Indians

     Crockett succeeds in his role as a relief specialist for the Cleveland Indians
    Kyle Crockett’s first call-up to the Cleveland Indians on May 16 had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling of joy repeated dozens of times a season at minor-league baseball parks, but which never gets old. As he prepared to step onto the bus for a trip...
  • Castillo making big impresson on Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- In time, perhaps Rusney Castillo will be a focal point of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry. The Red Sox, in fact, are counting on it. For the first time since 1993, neither the...
  • Red Sox 11, Rays 1

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 11, Rays 1 BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox's talented group of rookies did it to the Tampa Bay Rays again Thursday night at Fenway Park. Starting seven first-year players for the second...
  • Red Sox rookies fuel blowout win over Rays

    Red Sox rookies fuel blowout win over Rays BOSTON -- One night later and the story was the same for the Boston Red Sox. Starting seven first-year players for the second night in a row, the Red Sox got the first career home runs from catcher...
  • Rookies come through again for Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- The kids did it again for the Red Sox on Thursday night. Starting seven rookies for the second straight night, the first-year players led the way to a second straight blowout....
  • Red Sox 11, Rays 3

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 11, Rays 3 BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Anthony Ranaudo ended his season on a high note, overcoming a shaky start and pitching the Boston Red Sox to an 11-3 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on...
  • Preview: Rays at Red Sox

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Rays at Red Sox The Boston Red Sox need one more victory to ensure they won't match the 2012 squad as the worst since the 1965 team managed only 62 wins. The Red Sox will attempt to lock up win No. 70 when they host the...