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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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  • Darren O'Day glad to be back at 'the most fun time of the year'

    Darren O'Day glad to be back at 'the most fun time of the year'
    BOSTON — Orioles right-hander Darren O'Day returned to the mound in Thursday's series finale against the Boston Red Sox, hoping the pain, numbness and tingling in his fingers are behind him. The reliever entered in the bottom of the 8th inning...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break

    Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break
    Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season. Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
  • Davis sets another Orioles home run record, pads franchise mark

    Davis sets another Orioles home run record, pads franchise mark
    The Boston Red Sox beat up the Orioles pretty harshly Friday night, winning, 12-3. But Orioles first baseman Chris Davis continued to make club history. Davis homered in the sixth inning against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz for his 53rd of the...
  • Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud

    Red Sox dominate from start to finish, 12-3, as Orioles' final series opens with thud
    Even though the Orioles entered their final series of the season chasing little more than pride, the American League East champion Boston Red Sox came to Camden Yards with plenty to play for. Boston entered its three-game series at Camden Yards with a...
  • 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, ...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • 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 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...