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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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  • Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them

    Cole Hamels set to face Red Sox, not join them
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on Opening day. Not the other way around. The ace left-hander has...
  • Part 4: Adam Jones on the 'bidding war' for Cubans, pace of play and his goals for 2015

    Part 4: Adam Jones on the 'bidding war' for Cubans, pace of play and his goals for 2015
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones doesn't mind getting your attention, whether it's with a flashy play in center field, a long home run or a controversial opinion on Twitter. He knows baseball stardom has put him in a unique position to help kids, but...
  • Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment

    Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment
    Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after...
  • On The Fly: Game Within The Game At NCAAs

    Wisconsin will play in the regional final Saturday against Arizona so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and his teammates can continue their obsession with the stenographers who transcribe quotes from press conferences and hand them out to media on deadline....
  • Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter

    Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter
     Los Marlins de Miami llevarán a cabo este martes su primer entrenamiento de pretemporada con su escuadra completa en el campamento primaveral de Júpiter. El pasado viernes arribaron al complejo los lanzadores y receptores, incluyendo los nuevos...
  • FOTOS: Alex Rodríguez en los entrenamientos de los Yankees de Nueva York

    FOTOS: Alex Rodríguez en los entrenamientos de los Yankees de Nueva York
    Tres días antes de lo esperado y luego de una suspensión de un año, Alex Rodríguez arribó el lunes al complejo de entrenamientos primaverales de los Yankees de Nueva York en Tampa. Rodríguez, quien suma 654 jonrones en su carrera, conectó seis...
  • Notas de pelota: Juego de Estrellas en Miami y la Liga de la Toronja a la vuelta de la esquina

    Notas de pelota: Juego de Estrellas en Miami y la Liga de la Toronja a la vuelta de la esquina
    La primavera, quizá fría y abrazada por las alergias, es, sin embargo, época ideal para escribir de béisbol y sobre todo de los Marlins de Miami. Con los campos de entrenamientos en Florida y Arizona recibiendo a lanzadores y receptores y los primeros...
  • Like Mittens And Cocoa, Signs Of Sox, Yanks, Mets Bring Warmth

    Like Mittens And Cocoa, Signs Of Sox, Yanks, Mets Bring Warmth
    Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week. Spring training is...
  • On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule

     On The Fly: Big Papi Dislikes New MLB Rule
    Spring training is just starting, but Big Papi is in midseason form. David Ortiz was at his expletive-laced best as he met reporters Wednesday, going off on a rant about Major League Baseball's effort to speed up games. Papi, of course, has his routine...
  • David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'

    David Ortiz Rails On Staying In Batter's Box: 'I Might Run Out Of Money'
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz says he "might run out of money" if baseball enforces the new pace-of-play rule requiring hitters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box. Ortiz used part of his first spring training session with reporters...
  • Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox

    Brian Matusz turns in another strong start in Orioles' win over Red Sox
    Orioles lefty Brian Matusz has heard the rumors that he is on the trading block — and he knew that a good showing as a starter against a tough Boston Red Sox lineup on Friday afternoon may further that speculation. It’s not a distraction, he...