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Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a pair of homers to reach 500th milestone

Red Sox's David Ortiz hits a pair of homers to reach 500th milestone

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz became the 27th player in major league history to hit 500 home runs.

Ortiz reached the milestone with his second homer in Saturday night's game at Tampa Bay. He lined a shot to right-center field on a 2-2 pitch from Matt Moore to lead off the fifth inning after connecting for No. 499 in the first.

Big Papi has 50 multihomer games in his 19-year career.

Ortiz pumped his right arm as he ran toward first base. His teammates emptied the dugout and bullpen to celebrate the big hit with him.

The designated hitter connected in the first on a 1-2 pitch from Moore, a towering three-run shot into the right field stands.

Ortiz has...

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