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David Ortiz

Boston Red Sox v Tampa Bay Rays

Papi Power Not Enough

By FRED GOODALL   AP Sports Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ As good as Matt Moore has been, the Tampa Bay Rays believe he can be even better. The 23-year-old lefty pitched six strong innings […]


Boston Red Sox v Toronto Blue Jays

Tough Night for Lester in Toronto

IAN HARRISON  Associated Press TORONTO (AP) _ Edwin Encarnacion hit an upper-deck homer in the fifth inning, then connected for a go-ahead home run in the seventh that sent the Toronto Blue Jays over the […]


Houston Astros v Boston Red Sox

Red Sox Remain Hot

KEN POWTAK  Associated Press   BOSTON (AP) _ David Ortiz went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, boosting his batting average over .500 as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston […]


Oakland Athletics v Boston Red Sox

Red Sox Rally and Hold On

KEN POWTAK   Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ Stephen Drew hit a two-run triple, David Ortiz had two hits and drove in a run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Wednesday […]


David Ortiz, 8-7-12 (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Big Papi on the Mend

NEW YORK (AP) _ David Ortiz is on a timetable to rejoin the Boston Red Sox in the middle of the third week of April. The designated hitter plans to travel Thursday to the team’s […]


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It Appears Big Papi Staying in Boston

By JIMMY GOLEN  AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ A baseball official with knowledge of the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $26 million, two-year contract with designated hitter David Ortiz. […]


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Big Papi’s Boot is Made for Hitting

BOSTON (AP) _ David Ortiz isn’t about to let a protective boot on his right foot keep him from taking a few hacks in an indoor cage at Fenway Park. One day after being placed […]


BOSTON, MA - JULY 18: Cody Ross #7 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by teammate Carl Crawford #13 after they both scored on an Adrian Gonzalez #28 double in the 6th inning against the Chicago White Sox during the game on July 18, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ross Hits Two Bombs To Lead Red Sox

Cody Ross hit three-run homers in consecutive innings and Felix Doubront pitched six solid innings, carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 10-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.


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Big Loss for Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Red Sox placed designated hitter David Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right Achilles tendon before Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Manager Bobby Valentine […]


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Papi and Pedro Lift Red Sox Past Rays

By FRED GOODALL    AP Baseball Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ David Ortiz hit his 23rd homer and Pedro Ciriaco had three hits and drove in two runs Friday night, helping the Boston Red Sox […]