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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 won't demote slumping Bogaerts

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- No, the Boston Red Sox never expected that Xander Bogaerts would struggle as much as he has this season, especially at the plate. But no, they also aren't ready to send him...
  • Kole Calhoun orders catch of the day in Angels' 4-3 win over Red Sox

    The back-to-back, two-out doubles by Brennan Boesch and Chris Iannetta in the top of the ninth inning, the white-knuckle save by closer Huston Street in the bottom of the ninth … none of it would have been possible if not for the Paul Bunyan-like...
  • Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Giants-Cubs as new lede; final update; will stand Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco...
  • Game roundup: Strasburg pitches Nationals to 8th straight win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: Adds Angels-Red Sox, Astros-Yankees, late games to follow Game roundup: Strasburg pitches Nationals to 8th straight win WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed just one run in eight innings, and Ian Desmond...
  • Preview: Astros at Red Sox

    David Ortiz was inked by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year deal as a free agent in 2003 and may go down as one of the most astute signings in league history. Eleven years later, Ortiz continues to provide plenty of bang for considerably more bucks, hitting...
  • Red Sox's offense stumbles again

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Manager John Farrell saw this movie too many times this season. His last-place Boston Red Sox had all kinds of chances to score Monday night. The defending World Series...
  • Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox

    Angels' bullpen comes through in 4-2 win over Red Sox
    Closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith were not available Monday night after pitching in three straight games at Texas, but there was no real concern, no sense of impending doom, in the Angels bullpen or dugout. "The bullpen is so deep right now...
  • Angels stay hot in 4-2 victory over Red Sox

    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the sixth, reliever Mike Morin got Dustin Pedroia to chop a grounder to shortstop Erick Aybar, who teamed with second baseman Howie Kendrick on an inning-ending double play that preserved a 2-1 lead....
  • Angels 4, Red Sox 2

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Angels 4, Red Sox 2 BOSTON -- C.J. Wilson and four relievers combined on a nine-hitter, and the Los Angeles Angels took over sole possession of first place for the first time since Opening Day...
  • Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels

    Errors Cost Red Sox In Loss To Angels
    C.J. Wilson pitched into the sixth inning and the Angels capitalized on a pair of errors in the eighth to down the Boston Red Sox, 4-2, to begin a four-game series.  Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored once for the Angels, who have won five of...
  • Angels double up Red Sox, grab first place in West

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Angels double up Red Sox, grab first place in West BOSTON -- Kevin Jepsen has been in the major leagues since 2007 and made 302 appearances for the Los Angeles Angels, all in relief. Before...