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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 Offense Finally Arrives

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers on the career home run chart. He was hardly the only Boston hitter who had a big day. Ortiz launched his 476th homer to move past Stan Musial and Willie Stargell, and the Red Sox banged...
  • Red Sox rout Chris Young and the Royals, 13-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Red Sox didn't just hit home runs Sunday, they launched moon shots, three blasts each farther than the other to set the tone in a 13-2 rout of the Royals before 37,975 at Kauffman Stadium. In the second, Hanley Ramirez dropped a 406-...
  • Morales Homers On Birthday In Royals' 7-4 Win Over Red Sox

    Morales Homers On Birthday In Royals' 7-4 Win Over Red Sox
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kendrys Morales homered on his 32nd birthday and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Saturday night. Morales hit a two-run, tie-breaking shot in a five-run fifth off Rick Porcello (4-8). It...
  • Braves' Teheran gives up 13 hits in 9-4 loss to Red Sox

    BOSTON One day after Braves rookie Williams Perez continued to exceed expectations with six scoreless innings against the Red Sox, teammate Julio Teheran continued to fall far short of expectations. Teheran allowed a career-high 13 hits and six runs in 6...
  • Markakis, Ciriaco Power Braves Past Red Sox 5-2

    Markakis, Ciriaco Power Braves Past Red Sox 5-2
    ATLANTA (AP) — Nothing came easily for the Braves' offense, but manager Fredi Gonzalez liked what he saw. "We battled offensively," he said. "We had to scratch and claw for every single run." Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the...
  • Uribe's error gateway to Braves' 5-2 loss to Red Sox

    ATLANTA The simplest of plays turned into a crucial error when usually sure-handed third baseman Juan Uribe dropped a foul pop-up in the sixth inning Thursday, a mistake so costly that even a subsequent two-run error by the opposing pitcher couldn't...
  • Buchholz, Red Sox Beat Braves For 2nd Win In 10 Games

    ATLANTA (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox, after benching third baseman Pablo Sandoval, beat Atlanta 5-2 Thursday night for their second win in 10 games. Manager John Farrell didn't play Sandoval after the...
  • Blue Jays win 11th straight to tie team record, rout Red Sox

    The way the Toronto Blue Jays are playing these days, even the last hitter in their lineup is plenty dangerous. The Blue Jays won their 11th straight game to tie the team record, routing the Boston Red Sox 13-5 Sunday as ninth-place batter Ryan Goins...
  • Red Sox drop 7th straight; 4-2 to Braves

    Red Sox manager John Farrell called a pregame meeting with his struggling team. It Boston went out and lost its season-high seventh straight, falling 4-2 to the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. "We've got a good team. I've been in tough situations...
  • Braves Beat Boston 4-2, Send Red Sox To 7th Straight Loss

    Braves Beat Boston 4-2, Send Red Sox To 7th Straight Loss
    BOSTON (AP) — Williams Perez pitched six shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night, sending Boston to its seventh straight loss. Just two days after picking up his first career save in an emergency relief...
  • Blue Jays Win 10th Straight, Martin HR In 11th Beats Red Sox

    Blue Jays Win 10th Straight, Martin HR In 11th Beats Red Sox
    BOSTON (AP) — Once again, Russell Martin got the go-ahead hit for the Toronto Blue Jays. Then again, most everyone seems to be getting big hits for them lately. Martin hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Blue Jays won their 10th...