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The ambulance carrying former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz arrives to transfer him to the small ambulance plane parked at Las Americas Airport which will fly him to Boston, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, June 10, 2019. Doctors removed Ortiz s gallbladder and part of his intestine after the beloved former Boston Red Sox slugger known as “Big Papi” was ambushed the previous day by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, a spokesman said Monday. (Juan Miguel Peña/AP)

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David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.

By By MARTÍN JOSÉ ADAMES ALCÁNTARA and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press June 10, 2019