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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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  • Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update: Adds Angels-Rangers Game roundup: Cueto, Reds blank Cardinals, 1-0 CINCINNATI -- Johnny Cueto outdueled the Cardinals' Lance Lynn, allowing just three hits through eight innings, to lift the Cincinnati...
  • Red Sox 4, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange Red Sox 4, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League...
  • Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place

    Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central. The Royals' loss, coupled with...
  • Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays aren't shy about working overtime, although their long hours are yielding limited dividends as they slip further out of contention. After winning just one of their last four consecutive extra-inning contests, the Blue Jays look to...
  • Dunn homers in his Oakland debut, A's win 6-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Designated hitter Adam Dunn's heart was beating hard, and his adrenaline was flowing when he stepped to the plate as an Oakland Athletic for the first time Monday in the bottom of the first inning with two outs and a runner on second...
  • Mariners 8, Red Sox 6

    Mariners 8, Red Sox 6: Dustin Ackley tripled in a run and scored three times as Seattle came from behind for the third straight day to polish off a three-game sweep in Boston. Logan Morrison added two hits and an RBI, Kyle Seager drove in two runs and...
  • Shoemaker, Angels relievers combine to 1-hit Red Sox

    Shoemaker, Angels relievers combine to 1-hit Red Sox BOSTON -- Rookie right-hander Matt Shoemaker had more on his mind than just the Boston Red Sox when he took the Fenway Park mound Thursday night. While he was clearly concerned with the game at...
  • Dustin Ackley's 3-run homer sends Mariners past Red Sox, 7-3

    BOSTON This time they didn't wait until their final out to mount a rally. This time the Mariners dispensed with the drama early. After falling behind 3-0 for the second straight day, Seattle exploded for seven runs in the fourth inning against Boston...
  • Twins net left-hander Tommy Milone from A's, call up Kennys Vargas

    The Twins are indeed sellers at Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline, but they have acquired a pitcher with major-league experience, not a minor-league prospect, in the deal. Tommy Milone, who has a 3.55 ERA in 16 major-league starts this season, has...
  • Mariners rally with five runs in ninth to defeat Red Sox

    BOSTON The Mariners were one out away from defeat. It's a game they should have lost. For eight innings, they were inept offensively and poised to lose their fourth game of the trip to a team that had waved the white flag on this season long ago. Yet...
  • Preview: Astros at Red Sox

    David Ortiz was inked by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year deal as a free agent in 2003 and may go down as one of the most astute signings in league history. Eleven years later, Ortiz continues to provide plenty of bang for considerably more bucks, hitting...