Latest Santo Domingo News

Papi's Back: David Ortiz throws out 1st pitch at Fenway

Sep. 9, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic. In his first public appearance since June 9, when he was seriously injured in a Santo Domingo nightclub, Ortiz...

Correction: Dominican-Drug Ring-Baseball story

Aug. 26, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about an alleged drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring in the Dominican Republic, The Associated Press wrongly quoted a comment on an Instagram account purported to belong to former Miami Marlins...

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says he's glad to be home

Jul. 29, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In his first public comments since a botched assassination attempt in his native Dominican Republic, former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said Monday that he is glad to be home from the hospital and told his fans: "Big Papi will be back soon." Following an Instagram post with a statement issued...