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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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  • Jon Lester stops Cardinals' win streak

    Jon Lester stops Cardinals' win streak
    ST. LOUIS -- Jon Lester expressed regret over two fielding lapses Wednesday night. But when it appears the Cubs were on the verge of losing another lead to the Cardinals, Lester delivered in the clutch. Lester continued his ascent in an impressive...
  • Longoria Hits 2 HRs, Rays Beat Red Sox 5-3

    Longoria Hits 2 HRs, Rays Beat Red Sox 5-3
    BOSTON (AP) — Evan Longoria hit two solo homers, Kevin Jepsen worked out of an eighth-inning jam and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night. Joey Butler had given the Rays a 4-2 lead with a two-run single in the sixth,...
  • O's fans assemble grassroots ReOpening Day event to help unite city behind team

    O's fans assemble grassroots ReOpening Day event to help unite city behind team
    Baltimore sports fans know their history, so when the Orioles were forced to play a game in an empty stadium, and then were required to move last weekend's series with the Tampa Bay Rays to Florida because of civil unrest in the city, Sam Angell got an...
  • Red Sox Make Five Hits Count, Beat Rays 2-0

    Red Sox Make Five Hits Count, Beat Rays 2-0
    BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts homered to lead off the sixth inning — the first hit off Rays starter Drew Smyly — and added another in the eighth to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 2-0 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. On the night the...
  • Ellsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox

    Andrew Miller had a chance to seal the New York Yankees' sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order. A pair of walks and a fielding error later, he was facing Boston slugger David Ortiz with two outs and the bases loaded while protecting a three-...
  • Jacoby Ellsbury leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox

    Jacoby Ellsbury leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first time the Yankees swept the Red Sox in a...
  • Ellsbury Has Four Hits, Leads Yankees To 8-5 Win Over Red Sox

    Ellsbury Has Four Hits, Leads Yankees To 8-5 Win Over Red Sox
    BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning on Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first time the Yankees swept the Red Sox...
  • Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter

    Adam Wainwright's injury shouldn't push National League to adopt the designated hitter
    Ever since the American League adopted the designated hitter in 1973, the debate surfaces every few seasons that both the AL and the National League should abide by the same rules. Because we all know the MLB Players Association would never allow the...
  • 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...