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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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  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:   1. ANGELS: Postseason appearances: Six in 15 years under Mike Scioscia, three in 38 years before Scioscia. (1)   2. BALTIMORE: So, if the Orioles and Washington reach...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dunn homers in his Oakland debut, A's win 6-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Designated hitter Adam Dunn's heart was beating hard, and his adrenaline was flowing when he stepped to the plate as an Oakland Athletic for the first time Monday in the bottom of the first inning with two outs and a runner on second...
  • Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox

    Alejandro De Aza's two HRs lead Orioles to 4-1 victory over Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON -- One of the criticisms of the Orioles this season is that they have trouble scoring consistently when they are not hitting home runs. And that trend may catch up with them in the postseason when they’ll be facing quality pitching every...
  • Red Sox Struggle To Score, Lose 4-1 To O's

    By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. It was the 10th win in 13 games...
  • Headley blasts walk-off home run against Red Sox

    Headley blasts walk-off home run against Red Sox
    NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a game-tying home run and third baseman Chase Headley followed with a solo home run two batters later as the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox...
  • Fun To The Finish With Rock Cats

    NEW BRITAIN — Thanks to the 2014 Rock Cats, there will be any number of folks, young and old, with big, foam hot dogs in their closets this winter. Oh, the foam hats had their day in the sun — they were one of the team's best selling items....
  • Odorizzi, Two Relievers Limit Red Sox To One Hit, No Runs

    Odorizzi, Two Relievers Limit Red Sox To One Hit, No Runs
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Jake Odorizzi continued his strong rookie season, holding the Red Sox to one hit in seven innings and leading Tampa Bay to a 7-0 win over Boston on Saturday night at Tropicana Field. Odorizzi (10-11) gave up just a fourth-inning single...
  • Red Sox Blown Out By Pirates

    PITTSBURGH -- Francisco Liriano had a difficult time throwing strikes. Yet with the way the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing, it didn't matter. Liriano won his third straight start, first baseman Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and backup shortstop...
  • Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox

    Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox
    PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them. The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...