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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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  • 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...
  • Orioles rookie Kevin Gausman dominates Red Sox in deadlocked game

    Orioles rookie Kevin Gausman dominates Red Sox in deadlocked game
    BOSTON -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter said it during spring training – that he foresaw rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman pitching meaningful innings in September. And there weren’t much more meaningful innings than the two perfect...
  • Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3

    Chris Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3
    BOSTON — The Orioles' extra-inning battles in Boston last season helped build this franchise a new foundation of winning against the big, bad Red Sox. And this year's version of the Orioles never needed a victory at Fenway Park as badly as it did...
  • 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...
  • With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents

    With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents
    Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it. “I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.” He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...