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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 5, White Sox 4

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 5, White Sox 4 BOSTON -- The staggering Boston Red Sox, showing some life with all about to be lost, rallied late and pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night....
  • Red Sox playing like 'sellers' as deadline nears

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Things just keep getting worse for the Boston Red Sox. They lost again on Tuesday, falling to 1-7 on their current homestand and 5-13 in their last 18 games. They are in...
  • MLB roundup: Six players added for Home Run Derby

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Six players added for Home Run Derby Three players from each of the American and National leagues were named Tuesday to participate in the Home Run Derby. American League captain Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays...
  • PED innuendo irks Red Sox's Ortiz

    The Sports Xchange PED innuendo irks Red Sox's Ortiz Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz went to bat for himself with an expletive-filled reponse to insinuations that he might have used performance-enhancing drugs in the past. Ortiz was angered by MLB...
  • David Ortiz goes on defensive after Buck Showalter's comments

    David Ortiz goes on defensive after Buck Showalter's comments
    David Ortiz didn’t let Buck Showalter’s comments about the Red Sox checking their own backyard go by without taking offense, because of course he didn’t. If you need a reset, Nelson Cruz smoked Red Sox starter John Lackey on Saturday,...
  • Carroll continues White Sox's hot starting pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago White Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Scott Carroll kept the line moving for Chicago White Sox starters Monday night. Carroll, pitching his best game since his first major league start...
  • Carroll pitches White Sox past Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixing spelling of Guerra in 12th graph Carroll pitches White Sox past Red Sox BOSTON -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura had a simple request for a struggling Scott Carroll...
  • White Sox 4, Red Sox 0

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange White Sox 4, Red Sox 0 BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Scott Carroll came into Monday night's game at Fenway Park with a 5.05 ERA and having been hammered in each of his last two starts. But Monday,...
  • David Lough's putout of David Ortiz reminiscent of 'Major League'

    David Lough's putout of David Ortiz reminiscent of 'Major League'
    Your browser does not support iframes. It was one of the unsung moments of Sunday’s game, but David Lough’s pinpoint throw from left field to nail David Ortiz at second base in the 12th inning was also one of the funniest. Several people...
  • Orioles' Cruz shrugs off Lackey's veiled criticism

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Nelson Cruz picked up five hits, stole a base and came within a triple of hitting for the cycle in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday night. Boston Red Sox...
  • Champ Red Sox place just one on AL All-Star team

    The Sports Xchange Champ Red Sox place just one on AL All-Star team BOSTON -- Everything you need to know about the Boston Red Sox's defense of their World Series title was summed up neatly Sunday. After falling in 12 innings to the Baltimore Orioles,...