Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, who suffered a gunshot wound in June, has been released from Mass. General Hospital, the team confirmed to Boston 25 News in a statement.
"We understand that David has been released from MGH. There will be an update on his condition early next week," a spokesperson for the team wrote.
❤️❤️❤️ David Ortiz has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital, the #RedSox confirmed to #Boston25. ❤️❤️❤️ The former Boston slugger ⚾⚾ continues to recover after he was shot in the Dominican Republic on June 9. #boston #bigpapi #goodnews ❤️❤️❤️ STORY: boston25.com/ortizrelease
Ortiz's release was first reported by ESPN Deportes’ Enrique Rojas.
David Ortiz deja el hospital https://t.co/AwhHL3jY1T— Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) July 27, 2019
According to ESPN Deportes' Marly Rivera, a source close to the family told ESPN that Ortiz was released from the hospital on Friday and will continue his rehabilitation at home.
Ortiz was shot at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He underwent emergency surgery on June 10 -- the day after he was shot -- before flying to Boston where doctors performed two more procedures. His most recent surgery was two weeks ago.
According to ESPN, Ortiz is set to continue his recovery at home with full-time nurses and regular visits from his primary physician.
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