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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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  • Game roundup: Johnson homers again in Braves' win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: adds five more games; changes lede and headline Game roundup: Johnson homers again in Braves' win CHICAGO -- Third baseman Chris Johnson homered for the second straight day as the Atlanta Braves wrapped up the...
  • Recap: Red Sox 11, Astros 0

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Red Sox 11, Astros 0 Red Sox 11, Astros 0: Brock Holt homered among five hits and Clay Buchholz struck out a career-high 12 in his first shutout of the season as visiting Boston blanked Houston. Jackie Bradley Jr., Christian...
  • Buchholz Shuts Out Astros On 3 Hits As Red Sox Roll

    Buchholz Shuts Out Astros On 3 Hits As Red Sox Roll
    HOUSTON -- Clay Buchholz tossed his fifth career shutout, a three-hitter, while a balanced offensive attack carried the Boston Red Sox to an 11-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. Buchholz (4-5) struck out a career-high 12...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scouts watching Peavy's start for Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH TORONTO -- Clay Buchholz said he was fine after taking a batted ball off the temple in the first inning of a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. The right-hander was...
  • Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5: FINAL Game roundup: Trout's homer helps Angels stay hot ARLINGTON, Texas -- All-Star center fielder Mike Trout drilled a home run and starting pitcher Garrett Richards went seven shutout innings as the streaking...