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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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  • Jeff Jacobs: Cherington's Mostly Brilliant Moves Rebuilt Franchise

    Jeff Jacobs: Cherington's Mostly Brilliant Moves Rebuilt Franchise
    BOSTON — Only moments after the Red Sox had completed one of the greatest one-year turnarounds in baseball history, clinching their first World Series title at Fenway since 1918, David Ortiz broke free of a crowd of teammates and planted a giant...
  • Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation

    Victorino Brings 'Rejubilation' To Red Sox Nation
    BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home. Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
  • Sox Surprise: Unlikely But Deserving AL Champs

    Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
  • Red Sox are confident of World Series chances against Cardinals

    BOSTON¬†— Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox. "I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
  • Later World Series' Starting Times Hard On Boomers

    If you are a baby boomer and a Red Sox fan, chances are you were a bit exhausted watching the American League Championship Series last week. I'm not talking about the tension; I'm talking about the starting time. For baby boomers, the National...
  • Sox In Six — 1967 With A Happy Ending

    Sox In Six — 1967 With A Happy Ending
    They did it. A Boston Red Sox team that was given up for lost in 2012 came back to win the World Series in six intense and exciting games against the St. Louis Cardinals. For Red Sox fans, the 2013 season was a gift from the baseball gods, a magical...
  • TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'

    TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'
    After the coffee. Before World Series ratings come in.   The Skinny: I didn't catch the whole Red Sox victory, but got to the gym just in time to see the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Thursday's stories include a big...
  • After Rout Of Cardinals, Can Red Sox Do It In Three?

    After Rout Of Cardinals, Can Red Sox Do It In Three?
    BOSTON — They swept the Cardinals in four games in 2004. They swept the Rockies in four games in 2007. Two innings into this chilly Wednesday night beer-league rout at Fenway Park, it had to be, just had to be asked. Is it too late to revise my...
  • Questions linger over World Series play of Red Sox's David Ortiz

    Questions linger over World Series play of Red Sox's David Ortiz
    In Boston this week, a patchwork collection of athletes with grimy beards and dirt-caked knees had the remarkable strength to elevate a city torn by tragedy. A baseball season that began with the horror of the Boston Marathon bombing ended with the...
  • The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis breaks down the World Series matchups

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox

    World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox
    St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox SCHEDULE Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75) Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52) Game 3: Saturday,...