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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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  • Royals' Holland should be back this weekend

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland is getting closer to a return to action. The Kansas City Royals' closer has not pitched since Sept. 3 because of tightness in his right...
  • Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update No. 4: Adds Red Sox-Royals and Brewers-Marlins Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0 CINCINNATI -- Johnny Cueto outdueled the Cardinals' Lance Lynn, allowing just three hits through eight innings, to...
  • Orioles survive wild ninth at Fenway

    EditorsNote: FIX: Adding 1997 in 3rd graf Orioles survive wild ninth at Fenway BOSTON -- Long after Wei-Yin Chen had ended his flirtation with a perfect game, his manager had to answer questions about how a blowout win almost went south. "Winning a...
  • Orioles 10, Red Sox 6

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: UPDATING lede note that Pedroia is scheduled for surgery on Thursday Orioles 10, Red Sox 6 BOSTON -- Wei-Yin Chen flirted with perfection and the Baltimore Orioles moved a step closer...
  • Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox

    Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
  • De Aza hits two homers in Orioles' win

    The Sports Xchange By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange De Aza hits two homers in Orioles' win BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza stood at his locker, lifted his right arm and joked that he pulled something and would need to see the trainer. The only thing he...
  • Red Sox 8, Rays 4

    The Sports Xchange Red Sox 8, Rays 4 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox dealt away much of their core at the non-waiver trade deadline to prepare for the future, and in the first game of a series uncharacteristically devoid of postseason...
  • Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 2 TORONTO -- Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer and right-hander Marcus Stroman pitched into the eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston...
  • Valencia's homer propels Blue Jays

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Valencia's homer propels Blue Jays TORONTO -- As Danny Valencia rounded first base on his three-run pinch-homer in the seventh inning on Wednesday night, he gave a little fist pump. "I was pumped...
  • Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays aren't shy about working overtime, although their long hours are yielding limited dividends as they slip further out of contention. After winning just one of their last four consecutive extra-inning contests, the Blue Jays look to...
  • Napoli blasts 'impressive' homer

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH TORONTO -- Mike Napoli said he was not thinking about hitting the ball out of the park. He was looking for an RBI single to pad a two-run lead in the top of the 11th that had been...