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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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  • LEADING OFF: Big Papi dehydrated, Walker dazzles

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: ___ PAPI PAUSE Red Sox slugger David Ortiz won't be in the lineup against Toronto. The Boston designated hitter is out for at least a couple of days...
  • Mets May Lose Wheeler To Elbow Injury

    Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wheeler has a complete tear, all but guaranteeing...
  • Joe Torre stops by Orioles training camp, says speed-up plan going well

    Major League Baseball executive vice president Joe Torre stopped by Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday and visited behind the batting cage with Orioles manager Buck Showalter, the man he replaced when he became manager of the New York Yankees after the 1995...
  • Daniel Robertson hopes to get Angels reserve outfield job through hard work

    Daniel Robertson hopes to get Angels reserve outfield job through hard work
    If Daniel Robertson doesn't win a reserve outfield job with the Angels this spring, it won't be for lack of attitude, energy or effort. Robertson grew up in a La Puente mobile home, "but it was a double-wide, a big one," he said. His parents divorced...
  • On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month

    On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month
    Pitching woes already: It looks like Chris Capuano, who was the top candidate to be the Yankees' fifth starter, will miss at least the first month of the season (quadriceps strain). Meanwhile, if you're a Red Sox fan, "Ortiz, Sandoval homer, Red Sox win"...
  • East Windsor Native Aaron Civale Mows Down Red Sox Hitters

    East Windsor Native Aaron Civale Mows Down Red Sox Hitters
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Connecticut native Aaron Civale got the call against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday and he did not disappoint. Civale, a sophomore pitcher for Northeastern and a native of East Windsor, Conn., started against the Red Sox in...
  • Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

    During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey sleeve, hitch up pants, check right...
  • Boston sports stars among those with unclaimed property

    Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady and one-time World Series MVP David Ortiz are among tens of thousands of Massachusetts taxpayers on the state treasurer's latest unclaimed property list. Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, and Ortiz, designated...
  • On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule

     On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule
    Spring training is just starting, but Big Papi is in midseason form. David Ortiz was at his expletive-laced best as he met reporters Wednesday, going off on a rant about Major League Baseball's effort to speed up games. Papi, of course, has his routine...
  • David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'

    David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz says he "might run out of money" if baseball enforces the new pace-of-play rule requiring hitters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box. Ortiz used part of his first spring training session with reporters...
  • David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval

    David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. "My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval. Ortiz, the final...