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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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  • Notebook: Guerrero off DL, looking to kick-start his season

    Notebook: Guerrero off DL, looking to kick-start his season
    TORONTO — Vladimir Guerrero's career low in home runs in a season in which he has played 90 games or more is 11, and that came all the way back in 1997, his rookie year with the┬áMontreal Expos. That same season, he drove in 40 runs, which also...
  • Tillman and Britton return for Saturday doubleheader

    Tillman and Britton return for Saturday doubleheader
    NEW YORK — In May, they seemed to be heading in different directions — lefty Zach Britton looking like a rookie sensation and right-hander Chris Tillman dealing with a demotion to Triple-A Norfolk after an inconsistent two months. But Britton...
  • U.S pair raises a racket

    From Laos to Maryland. From his birth name, Khankham, to his legally changed name, Bob. From training in California to competing in the Beijing Olympics. And now back home. The journey for Bob Malaythong has had many unexpected turns, not the least of...
  • Going too long with Guthrie?

     
    Jeremy Guthrie's pitch count stood at 107 through six innings. Manager Dave Trembley sent him back out for the seventh, and the first two batters singled.Trembley doesn't mind being second-guessed, and it's sure to happen here.Your thoughts?David Ortiz...
  • AL balloting

     
    The latest results in the All-Star voting still show Brian Roberts as the only Oriole in the top five at any position. He ranks fifth among second basemen with 165,949 votes. Josh Hamilton has vaulted from sixth to second among......
  • With ears still ringing...

     
    If the Orioles go through with plans to put “Baltimore” on the road jerseys, they should wear them whenever the Red Sox come to Camden Yards. There had to be more noise here for Manny Ramirez’s 500th home run than......
  • Back to reality for Orioles

    Back to reality for Orioles
    The momentum from Tuesday's improbable Orioles comeback at Camden Yards undoubtedly had legs for most of Wednesday afternoon. Key hits were falling in, Boston's ace was falling apart and Brad Bergesen, the Orioles' rookie pitching sensation, was mowing...
  • Buehrle leads hot Blue Jays past Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Buehrle leads hot Blue Jays past Red Sox BOSTON -- The Toronto Blue Jays limped into the All-Star break as a battered team, with a promising season threatening to go right down the drain. But since...
  • Calm before storm in Boston

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- There was a weird atmosphere at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. Jon Lester was still a member of the Red Sox. So was John Lackey. And Andrew Miller. Fellow pitcher Felix...
  • Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 1

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes record in second graph Blue Jays 6, Red Sox 1 BOSTON -- The short-handed Toronto Blue Jays roared to their fifth straight win, riding Mark Buehrle's first win in 10 starts to a 6-...
  • Lester trade talks reach fever pitch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins. Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the...
  • Red Sox shopping Lester

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox BOSTON -- The rumbling is getting louder. With Boston out of contention in the American League East and the non-waiver trade deadline set for 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, the Red Sox are taking calls about...