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.
Sano Won't Face Charges For Incident In Dominican RepublicMinnesota Twins player Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges in the Dominican Republic as a result of his involvement in a traffic incident that injured a police officer.
Twins Investigating Dominican Republic Incident Involving Miguel SanoThe Minnesota Twins say they are aware of an incident involving third baseman Miguel Sano in the Dominican Republic.
Twins Blog: The Future Is Now, Chapter 2It's official. Miguel Sano is a Minnesota Twin. The rumors started Wednesday after Kennys Vargas was demoted to Double-A Chattanooga. They were fueled when MLB.com reported that the corresponding move would be promotion of the prospect ranked second in the Twins system at the beginning of the year. And now the Twins have announced the promotion of Miguel Sano, who will likely make his Major League debut Thursday night in Kansas City.
Twins' Dozier Learns Spanish To Get To Know TeammatesThis season, half of the team’s 40 man roster was born outside the US. Seventeen are native Spanish speakers, mostly from Venezuela and Dominican Republic. Knowing many of his teammates couldn’t speak his language, Dozier took it upon himself to learn theirs.
Twins Welcome Their Latest SantanaErvin Santana's given name was Johan. This was a fine way to be identified for the right-hander raised in the Dominican Republic and working his way up through the minor leagues.
Ervin ‘Magic’ Santana Joins The Twins’ Pitching StaffAre the good old days back again? Johan Santana will be pitching for the Twins this summer. Well, sort of. "[In the] minor leagues, I was Johan Santana. Then, there was another Johan Santana. You know who that is," said the Twins' newest free agent acquisition, starting pitcher Ervin Santana, with a laugh. "They send me his baseball cards every time so I can sign it."
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Twins Blog: Mission Memories Over four days in late January, the Starkey Hearing Foundation created miracle after miracle, by giving the gift of hearing to hundreds of people, young and old, living in the Dominican Republic. Starkey has been coming to the Dominican for 14 years, mostly in the capital Santo Domingo. The frequent trips are necessary because the humid, salty air affects hearing aids quicker than air in other places around the world.
Twins Blog: Molitor's MissionWhen you think of a summer evening at the ballpark, a vibrant scene of sights and sounds will flood your mind. The roar of the crowd, the crack of a bat and the vendors shouting up and down the aisle. It all adds to the experience and magic of the game. However, some athletes experience the game in silence. They cannot hear.
Twins Blog: The First Starkey Mission It's a hot, sticky day in the Dominican Republic and the clouds are rolling in. Hundreds of people have traveled to Santo Domingo for help because they can't hear well. A crew of 50 people are here for them.