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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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  • Pitching, defense lift Orioles to third win in a row, 5-2 over Red Sox

    Pitching, defense lift Orioles to third win in a row, 5-2 over Red Sox
    In a sport filled with myriad complexities, arcane rules and subtle nuances, it seems too simplistic to conclude that if a team pitches well and catches the baseball, it can win games. “No it's not” an oversimplification, said Orioles manager...
  • On The Fly: Yard Goats In A Field Of Donuts

    On The Fly: Yard Goats In A Field Of Donuts
    The Hartford Yard Goats will play in Dunkin' Donuts Park, which of course meant people were wondering if they could get goat milk in their coffee. By the way, there will be a section called the "Dunkin' Dugout," where 30 tickets for every home game will...
  • Orioles overcome former prospect Eduardo Rodriguez, injury to Miguel Gonzalez to beat Boston, 1-0

    Orioles overcome former prospect Eduardo Rodriguez, injury to Miguel Gonzalez to beat Boston, 1-0
    The buzz around Camden Yards on Tuesday night centered on former Orioles pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez, who was making his third big league start, against his former team, wearing the road gray uniform of the division-rival Boston Red Sox. The 22-...
  • Starting lineups: Orioles prepare for former pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez tonight

    Starting lineups: Orioles prepare for former pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez tonight
    As the Orioles open their three-game series tonight against the Red Sox, all eyes will be on former O’s pitching prospect Eduardo Rodriguez, who will make his third career big-league start tonight -- against his old team. Rodriguez was dealt to...
  • Marlins look for power from top pick Josh Naylor

    Marlins look for power from top pick Josh Naylor
    Josh Naylor won't be intimidated if and when he steps to the plate in Marlins Park. The Marlins' top pick Monday in baseball's amateur draft has already tamed that beast. Two years ago he won a home run contest in the spacious confines, belting one ball...
  • Sox Get Their First Series Sweep Of The Season

    BOSTON — The Red Sox are hoping an improbable comeback can jump-start their rough start this season. Rusney Castillo hit a solo homer and an RBI single during a seven-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Red Sox over the Athletics 7-4...
  • A's blow lead, lose 7-4 against Red Sox

    BOSTON The A's were in strong position to leave Boston with their first winning trip in a year. Instead they suffered another of the bullpen meltdowns that have marked this season, turning a 4-0 eighth-inning lead into a 7-4 loss. This time, the A's...
  • MLB needs to protect fans from injury at ballparks

    MLB needs to protect fans from injury at ballparks
    The pain has not gone away, seven years later. Neither has the metal inside her body. Surgeons needed that metal to put her jaw back together, after a wayward fragment of a broken bat slammed against the left side of her face. Susan Rhodes has made what...
  • Kelly Snaps 9-start Winless Stretch, Red Sox Beat A's 4-2

    Kelly Snaps 9-start Winless Stretch, Red Sox Beat A's 4-2
    BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez had a sleepless night after a frightening moment at Fenway Park. He responded with a homer in his first at-bat. Ramirez hit a two-run shot, Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his first win since his...
  • Ramirez Homer Backs Strong Outing From Kelly

    BOSTON — Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his first win since his initial start of the season, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics, 4-2, on Saturday. The teams played a day after a fan...
  • Red Sox end Chavez's scoreless streak in 4-2 win over A's

    BOSTON Jesse Chavez's scoreless innings streak didn't survive the first inning Saturday, and the A's streak of questionable defense continued unabated as the Red Sox beat Oakland 4-2. Chavez hadn't allowed a run in 15 consecutive innings heading into the...