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Dodgers honor Red Sox slugger David Ortiz with donation to charity

Dodgers honor Red Sox slugger David Ortiz with donation to charity

Manager Dave Roberts, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and broadcaster Nomar Garciaparra presented David Ortiz with checks totaling $20,000 for his foundation Friday night in a pregame ceremony to honor the Boston Red Sox slugger, who will retire after this season.

All three were former teammates of Ortiz in Boston. Roberts was a member of the 2004 Red Sox team that came back from a three-games-to-none deficit to defeat the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series and went on to beat St. Louis for their first World Series title in 86 years.

“For New England and the Red Sox,...

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