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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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  • Obama's springtime foursome: 'Fore!'

     
    by Mark Silva Out on the National Mall today, crowds made their way to the cherry blossoms, now officially past their peak but splendid nonetheless on a partly cloudy and mild spring day. The president of the United States left......
  • Jeff Jacobs: Rodriguez Brightens Bleak Season For Sox Fans

    Jeff Jacobs: Rodriguez Brightens Bleak Season For Sox Fans
    BOSTON — The losses heaped on losses, oh, they have taken thousands of words and so much radio air time to dissect. The Red Sox wins? Sometimes they need only one word. After he had become the first pitcher since 1900 to go at least seven...
  • Andrew Miller, Dellin Betances driving Yankees' success from bullpen

     Andrew Miller, Dellin Betances driving Yankees' success from bullpen
    While Alex Rodriguez's milestone 661st home run dominated the news from the Bronx this week, the reason the Yankees are winning has more to do with their bullpen than A-Rod's comeback. Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller have been untouchable in the...
  • Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter

    Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter
    Ever since the American League adopted the designated hitter in 1973, the debate surfaces every few seasons that both the AL and the National League should abide by the same rules. Because we all know the MLB Players Association would never allow the...
  • As Kris Bryant service time issue recedes, Scott Boras tempers rhetoric

    As Kris Bryant service time issue recedes, Scott Boras tempers rhetoric
    The futures of the Cubs and White Sox aren't in the hands of one agent, but rest assured we'll be hearing a lot from Scott Boras before Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon reach free agency after the 2021 season. The two prominent prospects made their major-...
  • Mookie Betts Steals Show In Red Sox Home Opener

    Mookie Betts Steals Show In Red Sox Home Opener
    BOSTON — Sunglasses, backward cap, sweater tied around his waist, Tom Brady emerged Monday from behind the huge American flag draped over the left field wall at Fenway Park. Brady was joined in the march to the pitcher's mound by Robert Kraft,...
  • Noah Feldman: Marathon bombing suspect will get Boston jury trial

    Noah Feldman: Marathon bombing suspect will get Boston jury trial
    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the Framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • Orioles have every reason to bring back Nelson Cruz, but they might not be able to

    Orioles have every reason to bring back Nelson Cruz, but they might not be able to
    Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February: Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup...
  • A hothouse for baseball

    A hothouse for baseball
    SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words. “Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...
  • Theo is perfect -- for a lot of the wrong reasons

    This seems like the perfect hire. The best thing ever. The smartest move you could dream of. But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do. Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...
  • Power rankings: No. 15 Blue Jays

    Power rankings: No. 15 Blue Jays
    No. 15 Blue Jays: 16th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Dodgers. One more year, two at the most. Unless that pesky Mayan calendar is correct, and the Earth drifts into a black hole or is attacked by a higher species we never knew...