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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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  • 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......
  • 11 injured in bus crash in Jefferson Park

     
    Eleven people, including a pregnant woman, were injured Tuesday night when a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus collided with a vehicle in Jefferson Park, officials said. The 25-year-old pregnant woman was listed in serious condition. She was...
  • Football: Long Beach Poly dominates in winning Saugus tourney

     
    After two weeks of summer seven-on-seven football action, Long Beach Poly is 13-0 and showing no signs of being challenged. On Saturday night in the championship game of the 24-team Saugus tournament, the Jackrabbits routed Westlake Village Westlake, 36-...
  • Worley wows Ortiz

     
    David Ortiz has seen plenty of good pitching in his day. Add Vance Worley to the list. The Red Sox DH/first baseman couldn't believe what he saw from the Phillies rookie. "Did that guy just come up or something?" he......
  • Which MLB player did not deserve to make the All-Star Game and which player should have made it?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the MLB All-Star Game rosters. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun Sentinel Among the biggest......