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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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  • Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks

    Around the AL East: Storylines through the first few weeks
    We're almost a month into the season, and it seems an appropriate time for another trip "Around the AL East." Here’s a look at a main storyline for each opponent in the Orioles' division as well as a look at who's hot and who's not on each club:...
  • Orioles' bullpen shuts down the Red Sox in extra innings

    Orioles' bullpen shuts down the Red Sox in extra innings
    BOSTON – The clock crept on midnight at Fenway Park – and most of the announced sellout crowd of 37,223 – was likely dozing off. But it was the Orioles bullpen that put the Red Sox bats to sleep Friday night, throwing eight shutout...
  • Red Sox grand slam sends Tommy Hunter to the showers

    Red Sox grand slam sends Tommy Hunter to the showers
    Right-hander Tommy Hunter had his shortest outing of the season today in the Orioles' series finale against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Hunter lasted just 4 1/3 innings, allowing five runs -- all earned -- on eight hits. He allowed four of those runs...
  • 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...
  • Orioles bullpen falters in 8-6 loss to the Red Sox

    Orioles bullpen falters in 8-6 loss to the Red Sox
    The last time the Orioles met the Red Sox, they played baseball's version of the Boston Marathon — a 17-inning game at Fenway Park that completed Baltimore's first sweep of Boston since 1994. And the last time the Red Sox came to Camden Yards,...
  • Orioles notebook: Jim Johnson dominant in closing role

    Orioles notebook: Jim Johnson dominant in closing role
    After Jim Johnson seized the closer's role in the second half of last year and converted his final eight save chances, the Orioles knew they had a guy who could finish games if they needed him to. But there was also the possibility that Johnson could...
  • Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-5

    Jake Arrieta struggles again as Orioles lose to Red Sox, 6-5
    It didn't take long for right-hander Jake Arrieta to retreat to the video room inside the Orioles' clubhouse to go over another tough start Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after the Orioles' 6-5 series-finale loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards,...
  • 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...
  • Taking a closer look at Orioles catcher Matt Wieters' first career ejection

    Taking a closer look at Orioles catcher Matt Wieters' first career ejection
    It’s not often that Orioles catcher Matt Wieters loses his cool. But after the Orioles fell behind 8-1 in the fifth inning of their 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night at the Rogers Centre, he felt he had to speak his mind to home plate...
  • 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...
  • Schmuck: Will Red Sox get pay back or just lay back against Orioles?

    Schmuck: Will Red Sox get pay back or just lay back against Orioles?
    BOSTON — The Orioles arrived at Fenway Park on Friday focused on continuing their march toward the playoffs. The Boston Red Sox were waiting, their focus and motivation an open question after a season gone terribly awry. So, what exactly is...
  • Some pregame Orioles notes as Bundy and Gausman prepare to face Boston

    Some pregame Orioles notes as Bundy and Gausman prepare to face Boston
    This will be one of the more interesting spring training games of the year. The Orioles throw top pitching prospects Dylan Bundy and Kevin Gausman tonight against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla. Unfortunately, it’s not a fully...