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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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  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • Orioles pregame notes, thoughts

    Orioles pregame notes, thoughts
    The Orioles haven’t yet appeared on the Harbor Park Field yet for their game against their Triple-A affiliate Norfolk Tides. The Tides are in the outfield stretching. Game starts at 3:05 p.m. A couple, quick notes and observations before we get...
  • Mark Reynolds' Photoshopped photo is burning up the Internet

    Mark Reynolds' Photoshopped photo is burning up the Internet
    A random photo of Mark Reynolds has quickly become an Internet sensation in Birdland. Unfortunately, we don't have said photo in our archives, so you're going to have to use your imagination on this one. Or your mouse to click this link. But expending all...
  • For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run

    For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run
    Baltimore Orioles' star center fielder Adam Jones loves to sleep out — which works out nicely for him, realization, since his team spends more than 80 days a year on the road. Obviously undaunted by frequent changes of scenery, Jones has been a...
  • Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series

    Orioles displeased with suspensions stemming from Red Sox series
    The Orioles were already a little angry about the way they were treated in Boston, and that fire has been flamed by Major League Baseball's ruling Thursday to suspend two Orioles players and manager Buck Showalter and only one Red Sox player, slugger...
  • Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension

    Orioles, Hardy making progress on three-year extension
    The Orioles and shortstop J.J. Hardy continue to make progress on a three-year contract extension that would be worth between $7 million and $8.5 million per season, according to two baseball sources. "My thought is that I still hope it gets done," Hardy...
  • O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy

    O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy
    When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue. Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
  • Who doesn't deserve to be in All-Star Game?

    Beltran, not McCutchen? Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first. Beltran is...
  • Orioles allow six homers in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles allow six homers in 10-4 loss to Red Sox
    A change of venue and a stern post-game lecture from manager Buck Showalter about 18 hours earlier did nothing to curb the Orioles' losing ways -- or even hide the team's countless inadequacies for one night. For the Orioles still had more unsightly play...
  • Benches clear as Red Sox beat Orioles 10-3

    Benches clear as Red Sox beat Orioles 10-3
    BOSTON — Tired of getting beat up in recent days and getting treated like mere doormats over the years at Fenway Park, the Orioles’ frustration finally boiled over Friday night, and the result was a benches-clearing brawl that featured Kevin...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
  • Kevin Gregg's scoreless streak snapped

    Kevin Gregg's scoreless streak snapped
    Kevin Gregg has had a resurgence of sorts after a slow start this season and a rough year in 2012. He had strung together seven scoreless outings totaling 9 1/3 innings pitched. That all came to a halt in the seventh inning Monday. Entering in relief...