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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles' Gregg, Red Sox's Ortiz begin serving reduced suspensions

    Orioles' Gregg, Red Sox's Ortiz begin serving reduced suspensions
    Orioles closer Kevin Gregg and Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the two main combatants in the July 8 bench-clearing brawl in Boston, saw their suspensions reduced from four games to three and began serving them during the three-game series that...
  • Your turn: Was the final ruling on Gregg's suspension fair?

    Your turn: Was the final ruling on Gregg's suspension fair?
    Major League Baseball reduced Kevin Gregg's suspension from four games to three and made his fine easier on his wallet after the Orioles closer appealed the league's initial ruling. But Gregg is still frustrated that he is suspended as long as Red Sox...
  • Orioles lose slugfest to Red Sox, 15-10

    Orioles lose slugfest to Red Sox, 15-10
    There was no on-field animosity that carried over from earlier this month, but that's not to say the Orioles didn't feel the effects of their ejection-marred previous series with the Boston Red Sox. With closer Kevin Gregg serving the first game of a...
  • Your turn: Has your opinion of Gregg or Gonzalez changed?

    Your turn: Has your opinion of Gregg or Gonzalez changed?
    Things got pretty chippy between the Orioles and the Red Sox over the weekend. Sure, it was a one-sided series on the scoreboard, with the Red Sox sweeping all four games, but the Orioles showed some character in a bench-clearing brawl Friday and during...
  • O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy

    O's expect to have only one All-Star, though more are worthy
    When the 2011 American League All-Star team is revealed Sunday afternoon, the Orioles expect one trend to continue. Even with perhaps more worthy All-Star candidates than in the past, a group that includes shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam...
  • Who doesn't deserve to be in All-Star Game?

    Beltran, not McCutchen? Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel Among the biggest head-scratchers is how Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran made his sixth All-Star team at the expense of Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen making his first. Beltran is...
  • Orioles allow six homers in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

    Orioles allow six homers in 10-4 loss to Red Sox
    A change of venue and a stern post-game lecture from manager Buck Showalter about 18 hours earlier did nothing to curb the Orioles' losing ways -- or even hide the team's countless inadequacies for one night. For the Orioles still had more unsightly play...
  • Benches clear as Red Sox beat Orioles 10-3

    Benches clear as Red Sox beat Orioles 10-3
    BOSTON — Tired of getting beat up in recent days and getting treated like mere doormats over the years at Fenway Park, the Orioles’ frustration finally boiled over Friday night, and the result was a benches-clearing brawl that featured Kevin...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
  • Orioles shut out in 6th straight loss

    Orioles shut out in 6th straight loss
    BOSTON – In an energized visiting clubhouse late Friday night, an Orioles team that had lost five straight games – many in humiliating fashion – sounded as if it had gotten the wakeup call it badly needed. The players talked excitedly...