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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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  • Joe Torre stops by Orioles training camp, says speed-up plan going well

    Major League Baseball executive vice president Joe Torre stopped by Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday and visited behind the batting cage with Orioles manager Buck Showalter, the man he replaced when he became manager of the New York Yankees after the 1995...
  • Daniel Robertson hopes to get Angels reserve outfield job through hard work

    Daniel Robertson hopes to get Angels reserve outfield job through hard work
    If Daniel Robertson doesn't win a reserve outfield job with the Angels this spring, it won't be for lack of attitude, energy or effort. Robertson grew up in a La Puente mobile home, "but it was a double-wide, a big one," he said. His parents divorced...
  • On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month

    On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month
    Pitching woes already: It looks like Chris Capuano, who was the top candidate to be the Yankees' fifth starter, will miss at least the first month of the season (quadriceps strain). Meanwhile, if you're a Red Sox fan, "Ortiz, Sandoval homer, Red Sox win"...
  • East Windsor Native Aaron Civale Mows Down Red Sox Hitters

    East Windsor Native Aaron Civale Mows Down Red Sox Hitters
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Connecticut native Aaron Civale got the call against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday and he did not disappoint. Civale, a sophomore pitcher for Northeastern and a native of East Windsor, Conn., started against the Red Sox in...
  • Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules

    Countdown on as baseball readies for pace of play rules
    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey sleeve,...
  • David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval

    David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. "My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval. Ortiz, the final...
  • 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...
  • Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success

    Red Sox Stop At Foxwoods; Cherington, Farrell Bet On Success
    MASHANTUCKET — The Red Sox have been down this road before, the winter renovation road. No franchise does the quick rebuild like they do, and the three championships between 2004 and 2013 illustrate their success, just as last-place finishes in...
  • Red Sox Players Bonding At Baseball Winter Weekend

    MASHANTUCKET — With a hangover season in 2014 following a World Series crown in '13 — a second last-place finish in the AL East in three years — Red Sox ownership and management knew that most areas of the roster would need to be...
  • On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano

    On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano
    Now that Alfonso Soriano says he will retire, it brings to mind when he burst onto the scene in New York with 18 home runs and 43 steals in 2001. That next year he just missed being a 40-40 player with 39 home runs and 41 stolen bases. He just could not...
  • Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families

    Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families
    One of the great legacies of George Steinbrenner is the Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which the late Yankees' owner created in 1982 to fund the education for children of police officers and firefighters in the tri-state area who are killed in the...