David Ortiz Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame; Bonds, Clemens, Schilling DeniedDavid Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first turn on the ballot, while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were denied entry to Cooperstown in their final year under consideration by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Former Red Sox's David Ortiz Out Of ICUAfter being shot and seriously injured in the Dominican Republic on June 9, former Red Sox player David Ortiz was moved out of the intensive care unit Saturday, the Red Sox announced on behalf of his wife Tiffany.
David Ortiz Not The Intended Target, Accused Shooter Claims From JailRolfy Ferreyra Cruz spoke to reporters briefly from his holding cell in the Dominican Republic Thursday.
Investigators: David Ortiz Was Alleged Target Of $8,000 HitPolice officials say a group of criminals was allegedly paid around $8,000 to take out the man known around the world as "Big Papi."
David Ortiz Undergoes More Surgery After ShootingOrtiz was flown to Boston on Monday in an air ambulance provided by the Red Sox after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine.
Ortiz, Napoli Return As Red Sox Beat Twins 5-4David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday.
Buchholz Throws 3 Hitless Innings, Red Sox Beat TwinsClay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings and struck out four as a Boston Red Sox split squad beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday. Buchholz allowed just a walk in his first outing against big league hitters. He pitched a perfect inning against Northeastern earlier in the week.
Twins Blog: Selling HopeAt the end of their penultimate home stand, the Minnesota Twins left the friendly confines of Target Field with a record of 61-82. With only 19 games remaining in the season, it seems fairly well assured that the Twins will end their fourth straight season with 90+ losses. Speculation and debate over potential organizational change will run rampant. And Twins fans will spend another off-season wondering when their favorite team will manage to climb their way out of baseball's cellar.
Twins HR In 10th Doesn't Hold, Boston Wins 2-1The elation in the Minnesota dugout after Chris Parmelee broke a scoreless tie on a solo homer in the 10th inning didn't last long. Seemingly on the verge of ending a four-game losing streak, the Twins instead lost their fifth in a row when Boston's David Ortiz and Mike Napoli delivered back-to-back homers off Casey Fien and the Red Sox won it 2-1 Wednesday.
Ortiz Goes Deep Twice ... Again ... Red Sox Beat TwinsDavid Ortiz homered twice for the second straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Wednesday night.
Parmelee's HR In 9th Lifts Twins Over Red Sox 8-6 Chris Parmelee hit a game-ending homer in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins overcame David Ortiz's big night to beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6 on Tuesday.
Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past Twins, 12-5David Ortiz homered twice and drove in six runs to torment his former team once again, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 12-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. Dustin Pedroia had two hits, two walks and an RBI, extending his hitting streak to 10 games.
Florimon's 3 RBIs Key Twins' 15-8 Win Over Red Sox Pedro Florimon had a solo homer and a two-run double in Minnesota's season-high, seven-run second inning that carried the Twins to a 15-8 rout over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
Diamond's 7 Solid Innings Lift Twins Over Sox 6-1 Scott Diamond allowed three hits in seven innings, Ryan Doumit hit his first homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Beckett, Ortiz Lead Red Sox Over Twins 11-2 Josh Beckett had five strikeouts and one confrontation with an umpire in six sharp innings and David Ortiz homered with three RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-2 romp over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.