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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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  • Walks do in White Sox in another walk-off loss

    BOSTON — Red Sox players rushed the field at Fenway Park for the second straight game Thursday, celebrating a 4-3 victory and sending the White Sox to Cleveland with back-to-back walk-off losses to ponder. What was the bullpen's fault Wednesday...
  • Anthony Rizzo jersey cracks top 20 in sales; Derek Jeter No. 1

    Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales. The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day. Heading into his...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB

    Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig among top jerseys sold in MLB
    Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California? Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
  • Rookies rally Red Sox past White Sox, 5-4

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Rookies rally Red Sox past White Sox, 5-4 BOSTON -- The staggering Boston Red Sox started five rookies in a game for the first time since 1987 on Wednesday night -- the first time since 1952 they'...
  • Red Sox 5, White Sox 4

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 5, White Sox 4 BOSTON -- The staggering Boston Red Sox, showing some life with all about to be lost, rallied late and pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night....
  • PED innuendo irks Red Sox's Ortiz

    The Sports Xchange PED innuendo irks Red Sox's Ortiz Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz went to bat for himself with an expletive-filled reponse to insinuations that he might have used performance-enhancing drugs in the past. Ortiz was angered by MLB...
  • MLB roundup: Six players added for Home Run Derby

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Six players added for Home Run Derby Three players from each of the American and National leagues were named Tuesday to participate in the Home Run Derby. American League captain Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays...
  • Carroll pitches White Sox past Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixing spelling of Guerra in 12th graph Carroll pitches White Sox past Red Sox BOSTON -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura had a simple request for a struggling Scott Carroll...
  • David Ortiz goes on defensive after Buck Showalter's comments

    David Ortiz goes on defensive after Buck Showalter's comments
    David Ortiz didn’t let Buck Showalter’s comments about the Red Sox checking their own backyard go by without taking offense, because of course he didn’t. If you need a reset, Nelson Cruz smoked Red Sox starter John Lackey on Saturday,...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols prefers playing the field

    Albert Pujols played first base Thursday, just the way he and the Angels like it. Pujols got one hit, and he was robbed of another. In the field, he ranged far to his right and made a diving stop to keep a single within the infield. He also got the...
  • White Sox 4, Red Sox 0

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange White Sox 4, Red Sox 0 BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Scott Carroll came into Monday night's game at Fenway Park with a 5.05 ERA and having been hammered in each of his last two starts. But Monday,...