BOSTON (AP) David Ortiz hit his 496th career home run, reaching 30 in a season for a team-record ninth time as the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 Saturday.
The 39-year-old Ortiz surpassed Hall of Famer Ted Williams' eight 30-homer seasons with the Red Sox. Big Papi set the mark with a drive that hooked around the Pesky Pole, capping an eight-run fourth inning.
Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run double during Boston's big burst.
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