dominican republic

David Ortiz praises doctors, caregivers

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who was released from Massachusetts General Hospital last week, called his doctors, nurses and caregivers "some of the best teammates I have ever had."

David Ortiz has been released from the hospital

Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been released from a Boston hospital, more than a month after a gunman shot him in the back in the Dominican Republic, a Red Sox spokeswoman said.

Many Dominicans skeptical that Ortiz shooting was a 'mistake'

When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start opens this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates over the government claim that the national hero was not the intended target of the shooting that left him seriously wounded.