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David Ortiz says in his first interview since being shot that he is still trying to mentally process the attack at a Dominican nightclub that seriously injured him.
Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic. The Red Sox say they’ve been told Ortiz has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital. The team said there will be an update on his condition next week.
Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot wound. Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany, says in a statement that he is “recovering well and in good spirits.” Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic last month. Dominican police have said he was mistaken for another man who was sitting near him at the club.
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.
David Ortiz’s wife says he has moved out of intensive care. Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement distributed by the Red Sox that the ex-Boston slugger remains hospitalized and in good condition, almost two weeks after he was shot in the back while at a club in the Dominican Republic.
Dominican officials say ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe. The Dominican Republic’s attorney general and national police director said the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, an associate of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. They said Gomez had hired a gang of killers to eliminate his cousin, whom Gomez suspected of turning him in.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have announced the arrest of an 11th suspect in the attempted killing of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. An official identified the suspect as Franklin Junior Meran. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Meran is accused of renting one of the cars used in the June 9 shooting at a bar in Santo Domingo. Ten other suspects have already been ordered to spend a year in preventive detention as the investigation continues.
U.S. prosecutors say one suspect in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be wanted in Pennsylvania for attempted homicide, while the father of another suspect says his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-dealing hitmen. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic. His family said Thursday that he remains in an intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital recovering from surgeries in the Dominican Republic and Boston.
An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s most beloved sports hero. Four other suspects were also being pursued in the shooting, which witnesses said was carried out by two men on a motorcycle, assisted by two other groups of people in cars.
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona says David Ortiz is “a very special person, not just to me, to a lot of people.” Francona managed Ortiz with the Red Sox from 2004-11, a stretch that included two of the three World Series titles Ortiz won with Boston. Ortiz was shot in the torso Sunday night in his native Dominican Republic. Doctors performed surgery and Ortiz was later flown to Boston in an air ambulance. Francona says Ortiz is “in great hands.”
Beloved in his hometown in the Dominican Republic, former Boston Red Sox David Ortiz traveled the dangerous streets of Santo Domingo with little or no security, trusting in his fans to protect him. It was at a bar on Sunday night where he shot and wounded. Now he lies in intensive care in a Boston hospital, and investigators are trying to determine what made him the target of what appeared to an assassination attempt.
David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.
Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at nearly point-blank range Sunday night in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.
David Ortiz is heading into retirement with some more hardware.
The protective plastic sheeting from Toronto’s end-of-season celebration was still covering the lights in the visitor’s clubhouse at Boston’s Fenway Park on Saturday. No reason to take it down. They might need it again pretty soon.
LeBron James has traded teams this October. The Cavaliers superstar, who once wore a New York Yankees cap to a playoff game in Cleveland, is swinging hard for the Indians.
Playing in the Bronx one last time, Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation at Yankee Stadium instead of the usual boos.
Major League Baseball suspended Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay on Thursday, hitting the San Diego executive with an unprecedented punishment for failing to disclose medical information when pitcher Drew Pomeranz was traded to the Boston Red Sox in July.
Nothing like a pre-dawn phone call from Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to get you out of bed in the morning. At least that’s the idea behind a Boston Public Schools initiative that starts next month, when middle- and high-school students will be able to sign up for wake-up calls from Big Papi.
David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.