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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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  • For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches

    When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares. Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
  • Defining the Full Monty is the Supreme Court's job

    Get dressed for work this morning? Bummed that you won't be paid time and a half for it? The U.S. Supreme Court cares — really. In Sandifer v. U.S. Steel, the court is actually considering whether the Federal Labor Standards Act, which excludes...
  • Retire? Gotta keep up with nephew

    Rewinding the week that was, in which the New York Jets took command of the AFC East (B-R-E-T-T! Brett! Brett! Brett!), Virginia Tech was downright offensive down in Miami (and not in a good way), and His name is LeBron/He is a hoops star … BIG...
  • Question of the day: Who is the most overrated hitter in baseball?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune What’s the definition of “most overrated?’’ You could look......
  • Broxton, Hunter are All-Stars; Strasburg, Weaver not selected

     
    Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg was not selected to the All-Star Game by his fellow players, or by National League Manager Charlie Manuel. Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton was selected to the NL pitching staff, with Angels center fielder...
  • Contestants take different approaches at Home Run Derby

     
    Nick Swisher was calm and laid back as he chatted with reporters Monday before his first appearance in the Home Run Derby. But it was all a cover for the Yankees outfielder. "I’m like that duck on the water --......
  • David Ortiz returns to All-Star game with Derby win

     
    David Ortiz came into the Home Run Derby on Monday with no strategy except to be the last one to get tired. It worked. Ortiz followed an eight homer performance in the first round with 13 in the second and......
  • Miguel Cabrera out at Derby but still in race for Triple Crown

     
    Miguel Cabrera can hit home runs. The Tigers' first baseman has shown that ability throughout 2010 -- he is currently tied for second in the American League with 22 home runs. But on Monday, he failed to advance past the......
  • Keep track of the Home Run Derby results here

     
    Laura Myers is at Angel Stadium and will be live blogging from tonight's All-Star Home Run Derby, and we will have this handy chart, below, to help you keep track of the results. The top four advance to Round 2,......
  • Home runs, donations pick up speed

     
    For a while there, it wasn't looking good for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. State Farm, the sponsor of Monday's Home Run Derby, has pledged to donate $3,000 for each home run a contestant hits with one to......
  • Derek Jeter named most marketable player in baseball by Sports Business Daily

     
    Derek Jeter is by far the most marketable player in baseball, according to a survey of 49 sports business executives and media personalities conducted by Street & Smith's Sports Business Daily. The New York Yankees shortstop earned 39 first-place votes,.....