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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Red Sox 8, Astros 3

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 8, Astros 3 HOUSTON -- David Ortiz delivered a bases-clearing double to cap a five-run sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox provided right-hander John Lackey ample run support to...
  • Five-Run Sixth Helps Carry Red Sox Past Astros

    HOUSTON -- David Ortiz delivered a bases-clearing double to cap a five-run sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox provided right-hander John Lackey ample run support to overcome his command woes in an 8-3 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Minute Maid...
  • Boston's Lester not worry about contract status

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Jon Lester's final start before the All-Star break went just like a majority of the others, which is to say, nearly flawlessly. Lester allowed one run over seven innings...
  • It's giveaway night for White Sox

     It's giveaway night for White Sox
    BOSTON — A giant cutout photo of Chris Sale's head hung in the visitors' dugout at Fenway Park before the White Sox played the Red Sox on Wednesday night. The game could have been about the White Sox showcasing their left-hander to secure him...