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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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  • On The Fly: Choate Football Team Is Perfect

    How's this for domination: Choate-Wallingford is 3-0 and has yet to allow a point, defeating Cushing Academy 55-0, Lawrenceville School 37-0 and Phillips Exeter 49-0. Quarterback John Fadule has thrown eight touchdown passes and rushed for six TDs....
  • A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner

    A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner
    Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers. According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...
  • Inexperienced Orioles ready to cash in on Nelson Cruz's postseason success

    Inexperienced Orioles ready to cash in on Nelson Cruz's postseason success
    When the Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to a club-friendly one-year, $8 million deal in February, executive vice president Dan Duquette was quick to point out Cruz's postseason accomplishments. And while the Orioles have reaped a huge payoff from their...
  • José Altuve hace historia y los líderes ofensivos en las Grandes Ligas

    José Altuve hace historia y los líderes ofensivos en las Grandes Ligas
    El segunda base venezolano de Houston, José Altuve, con un promedio de .341, se convertió en el primer jugador de los Astros/Colt 45 en lograr la hazaña. Desde la temporada inaugural de la franquicia de Houston en 1962, un total de 16 astros han...
  • UConn AD Warde Manuel Says No Truth To Michigan Rumors

    UConn AD Warde Manuel Says No Truth To Michigan Rumors
    Word in Michigan is suggesting that Wolverines AD Dave Brandon is in trouble and, the website coachingsearch.com reported, citing sources, that the school has "gauged interest" from UConn's Warde Manuel and BC's Brad Bates. Hey, it makes sense. If...
  • Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single

    Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single
    BOSTON - Derek Jeter's career came to an end Sunday in Boston and the retiring New York Yankees shortstop left the field for the final time after an RBI single. Jeter was honored by the Red Sox prior to the game and was in the lineup as the designated...
  • Crockett succeeds in his role as a relief specialist for the Cleveland Indians

     Crockett succeeds in his role as a relief specialist for the Cleveland Indians
    Kyle Crockett’s first call-up to the Cleveland Indians on May 16 had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling of joy repeated dozens of times a season at minor-league baseball parks, but which never gets old. As he prepared to step onto the bus for a trip...
  • Red Sox Crush Rays, Even Series

    Red Sox Crush Rays, Even Series
    Red Sox 11, Rays 3: Garin Cecchini hit his first major-league home run and Rusney Castillo recorded his first RBI as Boston evened the series with visiting Tampa Bay at a game apiece. Xander Bogaerts had two hits and three RBIs, Daniel Nava doubled in...
  • On The Fly: More (Mostly) Love For Jeter

    Derek Jeter (who else?) is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. ... "I watch [Jeter] doing things and I learn, and I'm pretty sure a lot of other players learn from him." The speaker, David Ortiz of the Red Sox, to longtime WFAN reporter Sweeny...
  • Los Yankees, Medias Rojas y Orioles jugarán en Miami en 2015

    Los Yankees, Medias Rojas y Orioles jugarán en Miami en 2015
    MIAMI – Los legendarios Yankees de Nueva York, con Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia y quizá Alex Rodríguez; y los Medias Rojas de Boston, con David Ortiz y Dustin Pedroia, entre otros, visitarán a los Marlins de Miami durante la temporada regular de las...
  • Adam Jones hits two homers to lead Orioles to 7-2 win over Red Sox

    Adam Jones hits two homers to lead Orioles to 7-2 win over Red Sox
    After the Orioles' 7-2 victory Saturday night over the Boston Red Sox, manager Buck Showalter was preparing himself for a postgame discussion with Adam Jones, whom he was considering sitting for Sunday's regular-season home finale. It would be a short...