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SportFormer Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic, report says

06:00  10 june  2019
06:00  10 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

David Ortiz shooting brings well-wishes, support from players

David Ortiz shooting brings well-wishes, support from players The former Red Sox star is reportedly in stable condition after being shot in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday night.

David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican -American former Major League Baseball (MLB) designated hitter (DH)

David Ortiz has the build of a baseball slugger and chronic foot issues, but the former Red Sox star still thinks he might have been able to run a marathon While Ortiz will be in the Dominican Republic on Marathon Monday, he said that he planned to meet with all of the DOCF runners beforehand to

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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot and wounded at an amusement center in the Dominican Republic, according to a report from ESPN.

His father Leo said the 43-year old was shot during an attempted burglary and has been hospitalized.

"They called me to tell me that David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred," Leo Ortiz said.

Ortiz, who retired in 2016, was born in Santo Domingo, where the incident took place. The 10-time All-Star won three World Series and spent fourteen of his 20 MLB seasons with Boston.

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Red Sox legend David Ortiz moves out of intensive care as he recovers from shooting.
Ortiz, 43, was at a Santo Domingo bar in his native Dominican Republic the night of June 9 when a suspect shot him at close range. Thus far, 11 people have been taken into custody in connection with the shooting. MORE: Giancarlo Stanton finally dents RBI column in injury-plagued season | Rangers’ Nomar Mazara launches 505-foot home run to tie longest in Statcast era | Albert Pujols makes emotional return to St. Louis The retired Red Sox star had been listed in "guarded" condition but was upgraded to "good" condition last week.

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