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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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  • Ramirez Caps Big April In Boston's 4-1 Win Over Toronto

    Ramirez Caps Big April In Boston's 4-1 Win Over Toronto
    BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer, Rick Porcello held Toronto to one run over seven innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Wednesday night. David Ortiz and Mookie Betts had RBI singles for the Red Sox, who took the...
  • Blue Jays Pound Red Sox With 17 Hits, Win 11-8

    Blue Jays Pound Red Sox With 17 Hits, Win 11-8
    BOSTON (AP) — Jose Bautista had an RBI in Toronto's five-run third inning, another in a three-run fourth and then added a homer to help the Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 11-8 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game losing streak. Josh...
  • The designated hitter should be celebrated, not condemned, by baseball

    The designated hitter should be celebrated, not condemned, by baseball
    I’ve been carrying a secret since 1973. It’s not the kind of thing you mention in the gym, at a poker party, or around the batting cage in a National League city. I love the designated hitter. There, Dr. Phil, I said it. I want to...
  • Betts Lifts Red Sox To 6-5 Win Over Blue Jays

    Betts Lifts Red Sox To 6-5 Win Over Blue Jays
    BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight day for Boston, hitting a solo shot before leaving the...
  • A-Rod still hitting homers, even if Yankees don't want to pay for them

    A-Rod still hitting homers, even if Yankees don't want to pay for them
    Josh Hamilton could help the Angels win this year. No doubt about it, certainly not from Angels Manager Mike Scioscia or the players. Owner Arte Moreno banished Hamilton anyway. The New York Yankees decided to let Alex Rodriguez hit home runs for them,...
  • As Kris Bryant service time issue recedes, Scott Boras tempers rhetoric

    As Kris Bryant service time issue recedes, Scott Boras tempers rhetoric
    The futures of the Cubs and White Sox aren't in the hands of one agent, but rest assured we'll be hearing a lot from Scott Boras before Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon reach free agency after the 2021 season. The two prominent prospects made their major-...
  • In latest salvo, MASN's Jim Palmer says David Ortiz threw 'whole team under the bus'

    In latest salvo, MASN's Jim Palmer says David Ortiz threw 'whole team under the bus'
    Somebody asked Orioles outfielder Adam Jones what he thought of the Twitter storm earlier this week involving Hall of Famer Jim Palmer and Red Sox DH David Ortiz, perhaps because Jones has some experience with social media controversy. “I don&...
  • As Orioles drop fifth straight, early-season woes resurface in 7-5 loss to Red Sox

    As Orioles drop fifth straight, early-season woes resurface in 7-5 loss to Red Sox
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said after Friday night’s 7-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox that he wouldn't analyze the common threads in his team’s five-game losing streak, its longest since September 2013. “I don't break them down and...
  • Rays Rally From 4-Run Deficit, Beat Red Sox 7-5

    Rays Rally From 4-Run Deficit, Beat Red Sox 7-5
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Elmore homered, Brandon Guyer had a two-run, pinch-hit single in a four-run sixth and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on Wednesday night. After a tiebreaking run...
  • Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans

    Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans
    Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
  • On The Fly: Connecticut Man To Judge Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout

    On The Fly: Connecticut Man To Judge Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout
    The much-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao May 2 in Las Vegas got a state connection Tuesday when it was announced that Glenn Feldman of Avon will be one of the judges. Feldman, who has been a judge for more than 25 years,...