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Red Sox win as David Ortiz sets DH mark

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners signed David Ortiz out of the Dominican Republic in 1992. He played well enough in the minors to attract the attention of the Minnesota Twins, who asked for Ortiz in a trade.

Ortiz’s career took another turn when the Twins released him and he signed with the Red Sox in 2003.

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