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David Ortiz Rumors & News
- Bats: L
- Throws: L
- Height: 6' 3"
- Weight: 230
- Age 40
- Seasons: 19
- Salary: 16,000,000
- Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- College: None
Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2016
The retiring Boston Red Sox slugger blasted a home run to right field Saturday night, just a few moments after taking selfies with fans near the on-deck circle at Comerica Park. DETROIT -- It's safe to say David Ortiz hasn't let his farewell tour affect his play. The retiring Boston Red Sox slugger blasted a home run to right field Saturday night, just a few moments after taking selfies with fans near the on-deck circle at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers recognized Ortiz in a ceremony before the game. He responded by going 3-for-3 with a two-run homer in...
The Republican Aug 20, 2016
The Detroit Tigers honored Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz's retirement by presenting him framed photos from his appearance in the 2005 All-Star Game at Comerica Park.
Full Count | WEEI Aug 20, 2016
DETROIT — The management of David Ortiz continues. The Red Sox slugger may appear ageless on the field — he slammed his 28th homer in the first inning of Friday’s victory over the Tigers — but his body offers frequent reminders that he’s in fact every one of his 40 years as he guts out […]
The Republican Aug 19, 2016
Toronto Blue Jays sluggers Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista as candidates to replace the retiring DH David Ortiz in the Boston Red Sox lineup in 2017.
Full Count | WEEI Aug 18, 2016
After getting a few hours of sleep, the Red Sox are back at it for an afternoon game with the Tigers. Given their travel schedule, the lineup resembles one from spring training, but they do get Hanley Ramirez back from the bereavement list. David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia both get the day off — at […]
The Republican Aug 17, 2016
Of the 85 homers onto Eutaw Street at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, five have been hit by players in Boston Red Sox uniforms. David Ortiz has bashed two of them.
Plain Dealer Aug 15, 2016
The Cleveland Indians lost to David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, 3-2, Monday afternoon in a makeup game of an early April postponement.
News-Herald Aug 15, 2016
David Ortiz hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in a three-run sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Monday to extend their winning streak to four.Ortiz's 27th home run of the season, the 530th of his big league career, overcame a 1-0 deficit. Ortiz homered in all three games the Red Sox played in Cleveland this season.
Full Count | WEEI Aug 15, 2016
As he’s done for years, David Ortiz put the Red Sox on his back, this the heroics resulting in a Red Sox 3-2 win over the Indians in Cleveland Monday afternoon. The Red Sox offense couldn’t find any answers through the first two-thirds of the makeup game from April 7. But Ortiz came to the […]
The Republican Aug 15, 2016
David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley lift Red Sox to win.
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 15, 2016
A Big Papi farewell could have turned into another Party at Napoli’s, with the emphasis on could have. David Ortiz, the 40-year-old Boston Red Sox star, made his final appearance in Cleveland Monday in the make-up game of the Indians’ frozen-out home opener and the crowd of 19,174 included several vocal Boston fans. Judging by signs posted by the Red Sox on Twitter, some came to see Ortiz, who is retiring after this season. They were rewarded when Ortiz sent a 427-foot, two-run moon-shot homer over the right field fence in the sixth inning. That provided the day’s highlight as...
Fenway Nation Aug 13, 2016
(AP Photo)Hanley Ramirez's back must have been OK. The Boston first-baseman clouted two three-run HRs last night to power The Carmine Hose to a very needed 9-4 win. David Ortiz also homered—and went 3-4 overall—to up his RBI total to 90. David Price was solid—going eight strong innings and yielding three earned runs while striking out eight. New backstop Bryan Holaday also knocked in a run—and helped out on a spectacular double-play engineered by Jackie Bradley, Jr. All in all, a good win—putting Boston just two games out of the division lead.
The Republican Aug 12, 2016
BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez looked more like a football player than a baseball player following Friday's 9-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, a game in which Ramirez hit two three-run home runs in the first...
The Republican Aug 12, 2016
BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Friday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks following the second inning of play with flu-like symptoms. Pedroia, batting leadoff, reached on an error in the first inning and singled and scored...
MASN Sports Aug 12, 2016
In key matchup, Braves' Freeman bests Nationals ace Strasburg in 8-5 win