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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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  • Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats

    Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats
    BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer. All in the first two innings. Boston's athletic, young leadoff hitter and center fielder thrilled the...
  • Mookie Betts Steals Show In Red Sox Home Opener

    Mookie Betts Steals Show In Red Sox Home Opener
    BOSTON — Sunglasses, backward cap, sweater tied around his waist, Tom Brady emerged Monday from behind the huge American flag draped over the left field wall at Fenway Park. Brady was joined in the march to the pitcher's mound by Robert Kraft,...
  • On The Fly: Mets Are Talk Of The Town In Big Apple

    On The Fly: Mets Are Talk Of The Town In Big Apple
    It's been a long time since the Mets were the talk, let alone toasts, of the town, but it was their opener that brought the baseball buzz to the big city on Monday, and reigning rookie of the year Jacob deGrom delivered shutout ball to beat the Phillies,...
  • To Win Opener, Sox Took Their Sweet Time

    The first game of the season between the Red Sox and Yankees was one to remember — for anyone still awake at the end. The Red Sox outlasted the Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings in a game that lasted until 2:13 on Saturday morning. The game lasted almost...
  • Red Sox outlast Yankees 6-5 in 19-inning classic

    The first game of the season between the Red Sox and Yankees was one to remember — for anyone still awake at the end. In the latest classic matchup of their long and illustrious rivalry, Boston finally outlasted New York 6-5 in 19 innings early...
  • David Buchanan struggles with command as Red Sox take game, series from Phillies

    David Buchanan struggles with command as Red Sox take game, series from Phillies
    PHILADELPHIA — David Buchanan followed up a solid rookie season last year with a terrific spring, compiling a 3-0 record with a 1.29 ERA during Grapefruit League play. What might have been most impressive was that Buchanan walked just two...
  • Bogaerts, Masterson Lead Red Sox Over Phillies

    Bogaerts, Masterson Lead Red Sox Over Phillies
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBIs to back Justin Masterson, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Thursday night. Masterson (1-0) allowed two runs and three hits in six innings, striking out...
  • Francoeur, Harang Lead Phillies Over Red Sox

    Francoeur, Harang Lead Phillies Over Red Sox
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night. Making his Red Sox debut after signing an $82.5 million,...
  • Red Sox slugger David Ortiz: 'I never knowingly took any steroids'

    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz: 'I never knowingly took any steroids'
    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wants to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame someday, and he knows that might be difficult based on his alleged links to past performance-enhancing drug use. In a story published on the Players' Tribune, Ortiz wrote he...
  • 'Big Papi' vuelve a la alineación de Medias Rojas

    'Big Papi' vuelve a la alineación de Medias Rojas
    David Ortiz se fue de 3-0 en su regreso a la alineación de Boston tras una ausencia de nueve días, y los Medias Rojas superaron el jueves 5-4 a los Mellizos de Minnesota. Aquejado por una gripe y deshidratación, Ortiz no había jugado desde el 16 de...
  • Rocky The Rock Cat Creator Sad To See Him Go

    Rocky The Rock Cat Creator Sad To See Him Go
    The New Britain Red Sox were losing their affiliation with the big league team in Boston, so a new identity was needed. Guy Gilchrist, a Connecticut cartoonist, was charged with rebranding the franchise. It was 1994 and minor league franchises were just...