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David Ortiz Confirms Retirement, Comments on Dominican Republic Legacy

David Ortiz confirmed Monday he will remain retired from baseball amid speculation the former Boston Red Sox slugger might return to the game.

"My playing time has already expired," Ortiz told Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes.

Red Sox's Disappointing ALDS Sweep Ends Iconic David Ortiz Era on Down Note

He was supposed to be wiping champagne from his eyes, rather than tears.

It was supposed to end that way for David Ortiz. Not this way.

That's what I thought. That's what we all thought.

Ortiz Ties Jeter for 4th-Most Playoff RBI in MLB History

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz may not have quite gotten the finish he was looking for, but he did manage to tie former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for fourth place on the all-time playoff RBI list at 61, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Ramirez, Ortiz, Betts Each Record 30+ Home Runs, 100+ RBI

Although the season didn't end as planned, the Boston Red Sox enjoyed a fantastic 2016 campaign, with one of the highlights being a high-powered offense that provided three players with 30 or more home runs and 100 or more RBI for the first time in franchise history, per MLB Stat of the Day.

David Ortiz's No. 34 to Be Retired by Red Sox: Latest Comments and Reaction

The Boston Red Sox announced Sunday that they will retire David Ortiz's No. 34, according to Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal.

The honors for Ortiz won't end there, as Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted:

David Ortiz Speaks on Steroids, Retirement, More in Sports Illustrated Interview

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who is retiring after the 2016 season, spoke with Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci about retiring, steroids, his approach to the game and more in a lengthy interview.

David Ortiz Glad 'WWE' Era Between Red Sox, Yankees Has Passed

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Boston and New York have been adversaries since the original Hamilton walked Broadway in the late 18th century.

David Ortiz Passes Dave Kingman for Most HRs by a Player in His Final Season

Fact: David Ortiz hit his 36th home run of the season in the Boston Red Sox's 5-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, passing Dave Kingman for the most home runs by a player in his final season.

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Ortiz Moves into 11th on All-Time Extra-Base Hits List

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz moved past Frank Robinson to take sole possession of 11th place on the all-time extra-base hits list during Friday's 7-4 win over the New York Yankees, leading off the bottom of the sixth inning with a double to deep center field, per Sportsnet Stats.

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Room Service Pennant Race Awaits Red Sox in AL East

Just a Labor Day reminder that the return of football is far more of a downer than the annual exuberance baseball brings for this simple reason: The start of football means back to school (ugh). Baseball means summer is here (hum babe!). Though that still didn't stop me from being glued to the flat screen on what was a great opening weekend of college football….

      

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