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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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  • 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...
  • Despite the teams' varied differences, Orioles could learn from Boston's blueprint for success

    Despite the teams' varied differences, Orioles could learn from Boston's blueprint for success
    For Orioles fans, the only thing more painful than watching an October without their favorite team this season was probably seeing the Red Sox win the World Series. And the fact that the Orioles won 11 games against Boston this year, most of any team, ...
  • 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...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 21)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 21)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Miguel Gonzalez takes long road to O's pennant chase Peter...
  • Orioles designate reliever Kevin Gregg for assignment

    Orioles designate reliever Kevin Gregg for assignment
    Kevin Gregg, the hulking, bespectacled reliever who endeared himself to teammates for his brotherly advice and refusal to back down to the opposition — but drew the ire of fans for his ineffectiveness as a well-paid closer — was designated for...
  • Chris Davis' bloop single delivers Orioles a 5-4 win over Boston in 13 innings

    Chris Davis' bloop single delivers Orioles a 5-4 win over Boston in 13 innings
    Last season, the Orioles and Boston Red Sox played four extra-inning games against each other, including games of 17, 13 and 12 innings. The Orioles won all four, mainly because their stellar bullpen kept compiling scoreless innings until the bats could...
  • Chris Davis will bat cleanup for American League in All-Star Game

    Chris Davis will bat cleanup for American League in All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Chris Davis has been named the American League's cleanup hitter for Tuesday night's All-Star Game, manager Jim Leyland announced. The Orioles first baseman, starting in his first All-Star appearace, leads the majors with 37 homers. He...
  • Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game

    Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Manny Machado is hoping this isn’t his last All-Star Game. But if it is, it’s an experience the Orioles’ 21-year-old third baseman and his family won’t ever forget. That’s because Machado brought his mother,...
  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Orioles end three-game losing streak and hit 4 homers in 6-0 win over Red Sox

    Orioles end three-game losing streak and hit 4 homers in 6-0 win over Red Sox
    When Chris Tillman was struggling in past years, when he was yo-yoing between Triple-A and the majors and perhaps falling out of favor with the organization's decision makers, the Orioles right-hander never made excuses, always putting the blame on...
  • 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...