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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 3, Orioles 2

    (Updated: FIXES Cespedes' first name, first sentence, second graph.) Red Sox 3, Orioles 2: Mookie Betts and David Ross homered while Joe Kelly pitched seven strong innings as visiting Boston prevailed. Yoenis Cespedes also drove in a run as the Red...
  • Pirates sweep Red Sox, 3-2

    PITTSBURGH The formula appeared familiar. Score early, hit a home run, take advantage of a Boston Red Sox lineup lacking Dustin Pedroia and any kind of offensive punch. Thursday's game was tighter than the previous two iterations, but the outcome was...
  • Royals fall out of first after loss

    Royals fall out of first after loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It has been weeks since Kansas City was not in first place in the American League Central, but Boston Red Sox second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled the skidding Royals into second. Weeks doubled...
  • Yost reconfigures lineup, watches Royals knock off Red Sox 7-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The lineup flashes daily on television screens inside the Kansas City Royals clubhouse, and most days it inspires nary a glance. Manager Ned Yost values continuity and dislikes meddling with his batting order. Only a crisis, like the...
  • Aaron Crow, Royals sunk by Daniel Nava's grand slam in 8-4 loss to Boston

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Aaron Crow gazed into the visitors' bullpen for a few seconds before he looked away. He had just thrown the pitch that sunk the Royals, a thigh-high fastball on the inner half that Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava whacked for a grand slam....
  • Blue Jays 3, Red Sox 1

    (Updated: UPDATES Toronto's standing in AL wild card in graph 2 CHANGES wording after "before Bautista" in graph 5 since he singled in the third inning; also CHANGES "curveball" to "slider" in same graph) Blue Jays 3, Red Sox 1: Jose Bautista belted a...
  • 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...
  • Orioles survive wild ninth at Fenway

    EditorsNote: FIX: Adding 1997 in 3rd graf Orioles survive wild ninth at Fenway BOSTON -- Long after Wei-Yin Chen had ended his flirtation with a perfect game, his manager had to answer questions about how a blowout win almost went south. "Winning a...
  • On The Fly: More (Mostly) Love For Jeter

    Derek Jeter (who else?) is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. ... "I watch [Jeter] doing things and I learn, and I'm pretty sure a lot of other players learn from him." The speaker, David Ortiz of the Red Sox, to longtime WFAN reporter Sweeny...
  • Red Sox ride rookies to rout of Rays

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes spelling of Bogaerts in fifth graf Red Sox ride rookies to rout of Rays BOSTON -- Peeking into their future, the Boston Red Sox had to like what they saw at Fenway Park on...
  • Headley heroics lift Yankees over Red Sox

    EditorsNote: fixes Yankees relievers' innings to 4 2/3 Headley heroics lift Yankees over Red Sox NEW YORK -- Chase Headley's first game-winning hit as a New York Yankee came hours after being traded from the San Diego Padres at a point when he did...