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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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  • Where and when will Terry Francona manage next? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the future of Terry Francona, who stepped down last week after eight seasons and two World Series titles as manager of the Boston Red Sox....
  • David Ortiz: Could he become a Yankee?

     
    David Ortiz: Could Red Sox's David Ortiz become a Yankee?...
  • MLB Commissioner Bud Selig mum on McCourt case

     
    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig declined to say Thursday whether he believes Jamie McCourt’s decision to relinquish full control of the Dodgers to her former husband Frank would speed resolution of a dispute that saw Selig take control of the...
  • Football: Westlake controls its own destiny

     
    There are only a few teams in Southern California that don't really have to worry about what other teams are doing to make a CIF state championship bowl game. One of those teams is unbeaten Westlake Village Westlake (8-0). If......
  • Government violated MLB players' rights in seizing drug test records, court says

     
    Federal agents illegally seized confidential drug-testing records for hundreds of professional athletes while raiding a Bay Area lab in search of evidence of illegal steroid sales, an appeals court ruled Monday. The full 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th...
  • Angels: Red Sox complete the four-game sweep of the Angels, winning 7-0 Sunday at Angel Stadium

     
    News flash: The Boston Red Sox beat the Angels. Well, that may seem like old news, since it happens so often, as in virtually every time these teams meet up these days. The score, stats and location may change, but......
  • Angels: Rain slightly delays start of Sunday's Angels-Red Sox game

     
    A light rain has been falling on Angel Stadium all Sunday morning, but it started to pick up just before noon, causing the grounds crew to partially roll out the tarp, which was poised to cover the infield. The scheduled......
  • Red Sox pound three homers in 7-3 win over Angels

     
    Adrian Gonzalez and David Ortiz cracked back-to-back home runs Tuesday, breaking open a pitcher's duel and powering the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Angels at Fenway Park. The win was Boston's sixth in as many games......
  • Luck runs out for Weaver, Angels in Boston

     
    The Angels' Jered Weaver lived a charmed life in cruising to victories in his first six starts this season. But that luck ran out Monday, when the Boston Red Sox beat Weaver, then battered the Angels' bullpen, in a 9-5......
  • Scioscia shakes up Angels' batting order

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia met with his coaches for more than 40 minutes Wednesday in an attempt to find a solution to their slumping offense. "We peeled the paint off of everything we're looking at right now," Scioscia said. "We......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......