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The string of bad press out of the Dominican Republic continues. Retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz aka Big Papi has reportedly been shot in his hometown on Santo Domingo.

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Details are sketchy but he has been hospitalized and was taken to surgery after being shot in the back.

Early word is he was the victim of a robbery or burglary attempt, and the would-be thief has been apprehended (see below).

Prayers up for Big Papi.

This story is developing. 

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5. Can’t say we sympathize.