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In this April 29, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz celebrates his two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, in Boston.
Elise Amendola/AP Photo, File
June 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Martín Jose Adames Alcántara and Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native...
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Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to police.
Patrick McDermott/Getty Images via CNN
June 10, 2019 - 8:19 pm
By Anyi Lizardo, Amir Vera and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- A Boston Red Sox plane has picked up legendary slugger David Ortiz from the Dominican Republic and is flying him to Boston, said Sam Kennedy, the team's president and CEO. Ortiz, 43, left the hospital, the Clinica Abel Gonzalez, in...
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Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic
WMUR via CNN
June 10, 2019 - 6:34 am
By Anyi Lizardo and Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot at a club in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to police. Ortiz was shot in the back by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz outside the Dial Discotheque in...
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Matt Slocum/AP Photo
June 09, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joey Votto tied the game for Cincinnati with a two-out single in the seventh inning and Eugenio Suárez followed with the go-ahead hit to rally the Reds to over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Sunday and avoid a three-game sweep. Bryce Harper got tangled up in a pair of plays at...
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June 09, 2019 - 4:13 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Ilsinho entered as a substitute in the 53rd minute...
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Jockey Joel Rosario, atop Sir Winston (7), right, reacts as after crossing the finish line ahead of Tacitus (10), with jockey Jose Ortiz up, to win the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Elmont, N.Y.
Steven Ryan/AP Photo
June 08, 2019 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston provided a perfect finish to a crazy Triple Crown. After a disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and a runaway horse in the Preakness, of course the Belmont Stakes goes to a 10-1 long shot. FULL REPLAY: Sir Winston fights to the finish in the G1 $1.5 million #...
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June 08, 2019 - 7:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Pivetta went the distance for the first time and got his first water cooler shower. Pivetta struck out six in his first career complete game, Jay Bruce got another big hit and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Pivetta (4-1) allowed six hits in...
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Jay Bruce / Phillies
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
June 08, 2019 - 8:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce is happier about playing in front of big crowds than a hitter-friendly ballpark. Bruce hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw 6 1/3 sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Friday night. Bruce already has four homers in four games with...
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Mayor Jim Kenney draws teams for the 2019 International Unity Cup in Philadelphia
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 07, 2019 - 8:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is immigrant heritage month, the perfect time for the Philadelphia International Unity Cup to get in gear. On Friday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was on hand at Independence Visitor's center to draw teams for the opening rounds of the fourth season. The Unity...
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Matt O'Neill
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
June 07, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Matt O'Neill enjoyed an outstanding career as a catcher at the University of Pennsylvania. He wrapped up his time with the Quakers by being named unanimous first-team All-Ivy and the Big 5 Player of the Year this past season, after hitting .405 with a .527 on-base...
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