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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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  • Orioles players noticed fan support on Friday night

    Orioles players noticed fan support on Friday night
    When the Boston Red Sox would visit Camden Yards in the past, a large chunk of Red Sox fans would dominate the stands and turn the ballpark into “Fenway South,” as center fielder Adam Jones called it. But in Friday night’s 6-0 win over...
  • A little more on Ortiz's meltdown

    A little more on Ortiz's meltdown
        The Orioles lost 7-3 to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.   Stephen Drew had two homers and five RBIs. The Orioles stranded nine baserunners.     But the lasting image from a weird, emotionally charged evening was Boston designated hitter...
  • Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away

    Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away
    It took L.J. Hoes a roundabout way to get to from Triple-A Norfolk to Baltimore this weekend, but the outfielder eventually made it to the Orioles to make his first major league start. Hoes left Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday evening with the goal to make...
  • Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale

    Orioles fall to Red Sox, 5-0, in series finale
    The Orioles entered this weekend with the opportunity to knock the Boston Red Sox out of first place in the AL East. And even though the Orioles – following a 5-0 shutout loss to Boston on Sunday afternoon – allowed the Red Sox to leave...
  • Why no punishment for David Ortiz?

    Why no punishment for David Ortiz?
    I don't get it: Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, in a fit of pique, smashes a dugout telephone on national television and does not receive a fine or suspension ("No answer," July 29). I suppose he's too valuable to the Red Sox to upset....
  • Wei-Yin Chen struggles through his worst start as Red Sox blast Orioles, 13-2

    Wei-Yin Chen struggles through his worst start as Red Sox blast Orioles, 13-2
    BOSTON — Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen had never thrown fewer than four innings or given up more than seven runs in any of his starts as a major leaguer. He picked a particularly inopportune time to do both. The Orioles embarked Tuesday on...
  • Orioles bullpen blows late lead in 4-3 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles bullpen blows late lead in 4-3 loss to Red Sox
    BOSTON — After being throttled by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Tuesday night, several Orioles said they believed a one-run loss was more painful than an 11-run blowout. Now, they have an easy, comparative study. Taking a two-run lead into...
  • Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox

    Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
  • Chris Davis ties Brady Anderson's Orioles single-season HR record with 50th homer of the season

    Chris Davis ties Brady Anderson's Orioles single-season HR record with 50th homer of the season
    TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied Brady Anderson for the franchise home run record with his eighth-inning solo blast Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The milestone homer broke a second-place tie with Hall of...
  • Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season

    Some more numbers that explain Chris Davis' historic season
    TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied the franchise record for homers in a season with his 50th home run on Friday night. His next home run will pass with Brady Anderson's team mark set in 1996. while 50 is a nice round number, here are some...
  • Chris Davis' 50th home run is a big one, helping Orioles to a 5-3 win over Blue Jays

    Chris Davis' 50th home run is a big one, helping Orioles to a 5-3 win over Blue Jays
    TORONTO -- As his chase of the Orioles' single-season home run mark intensified, it seemed like first baseman Chris Davis' bigger focus was doing his best to deflect the attention away from himself and toward his club's chase of a playoff berth. And when...
  • Darren O'Day rejoins Orioles in Boston, Miguel Gonzalez now an option to start Saturday

    Darren O'Day rejoins Orioles in Boston, Miguel Gonzalez now an option to start Saturday
    BOSTON -- Orioles right-handed reliever Darren O’Day jumped on a flight to Boston this morning and arrived at Fenway Park during batting practice. He will be available to pitch in relief tonight. O’Day, who received two injections in his...