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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...

Dominican police arrest 'mastermind' in David Ortiz shooting

Jun. 28, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have arrested the man behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz in an apparent case of mistaken identity. Police said Víctor Hugo Gómez was detained in the Caribbean country. No...