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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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  • 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...
  • Cubs 16, Red Sox 9

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Cubs 16, Red Sox 9 BOSTON -- The last-place Chicago Cubs, who won two low-scoring games at Fenway Park on Monday and Tuesday nights, smacked four home runs and collected 19 hits in completing a...
  • Cubs hammer Red Sox to cap 3-game sweep

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Cubs hammer Red Sox to cap 3-game sweep BOSTON -- No one had to tell the last place Chicago Cubs what it meant to sweep a three-game series from the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. "The Red Sox...
  • Valbuena makes key plays in Cubs' victory

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Valbuena makes key plays in Cubs' victory BOSTON -- With Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz waiting in the on-deck circle and the umpires convening to review a potential game-ending call,...
  • Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge

    Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge
    BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox. "It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
  • Yankees advocating Betances for All-Star game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The All-Star game rosters will be announced next Sunday and among those the New York Yankees are advocating to be on the American League roster is right-handed reliever...
  • Farrell hints at selecting Ortiz to AL All-Star team

    The Sports Xchange Farrell hints at selecting Ortiz to AL All-Star team BOSTON -- Barring a late surge in the polls, David Ortiz will finish behind the Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz in All-Star balloting. And based strictly on numbers, at least one...
  • Cubs 2, Red Sox 0

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Cubs 2, Red Sox 0 BOSTON -- Jake Arrieta carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 in the opener of a three-game series. Right fielder Nate...
  • Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?

    Nelson Cruz will make the All-Star team, but what about some other Orioles?
    Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York. That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis. This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
  • Cubs' Arrieta flirts with no-hitter in win

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Arrieta flirts with no-hitter in win BOSTON - Chicago Cubs Jake Arrieta came close to accomplishing something seldom seen at Fenway Park on Monday night. When it was over, he received...
  • Ortiz, Napoli 10th-inning homers lead Red Sox over Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updating HRs were second and third hits of game for Red Sox Ortiz, Napoli 10th-inning homers lead Red Sox over Twins BOSTON -- Just like that, the dormant Boston Red Sox offense woke...