Latest David Ortiz News

Sons of former big-league stars Ortiz, Ramirez and Grudzielanek among MLB draft picks in late rounds

Jul. 16, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

Major League Baseball's three-day amateur draft concluded on Tuesday, with the 30 teams blazing through 300 picks in less than 3 1/2 hours. There were some familiar last names selected on the final day, which consisted of rounds 11 through 20. The Los Angeles Angels...

David Ortiz is humbled by being honored in New York again; this time for post-baseball work

May. 20, 2024 14:31 PM EDT

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Hall of Famer David Ortiz is committed to his post-career work like he was swinging a bat during his playing days. He was honored in front of New York’s state Senate last week with the team he helps run: The David Ortiz Children’s Fund. The...

Red Sox great David Ortiz, who frustrated Yankees, honored by New York Senate

May. 13, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer David Ortiz was honored by the New York state Senate on Monday for his prolific career and philanthropic work. The Boston Red Sox great, nicknamed “Big Papi,” has long leveraged his celebrity status to raise awareness and money for a...