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Report: Second suspect in David Ortiz shooting apprehended

Report: Second suspect in David Ortiz shooting apprehended

The second suspect in the shooting of David Ortiz reportedly has been apprehended.

Ramon D. Carmona, a Dominican television producer and a friend of Ortiz's, wrote on Twitter that the alleged shooter has been captured.

The tweet translates to, "Exclusive photo of the capture of the alleged shooter who shot @davidortiz ... the individual was accompanied by several men, supposedly from the same gang."

No further details on the second suspect have been released. The first suspect, Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcia, was arrested immediately following the shooting and will officially be charged with being an accomplice to attempted murder.

Ortiz, who underwent his second surgery in Boston on Monday night, remains in intensive care at Mass General. On Tuesday, he reportedly took his first steps since the surgery and spoke with loved ones.

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Red Sox hold touching Memorial Day tribute at Fenway Park

Red Sox hold touching Memorial Day tribute at Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox on Monday paid tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America.

At a nearly-empty Fenway Park, the Red Sox honored Memorial Day by dropping the American flag over the Green Monster. Robert Bean, a Medford, Mass., native and retired member of the United States Marine Corps and National Guard, performed “Taps” to top off the moving tribute.

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Boston was supposed to host the Kansas City Royals for a Memorial Day matchup. Unfortunately, we were unable to be treated to baseball on the holiday, but credit to the Red Sox for going on with their tribute to our fallen heroes.

Who are the best center fielders in Red Sox history? Ranking the Top 5

Who are the best center fielders in Red Sox history? Ranking the Top 5

The Red Sox have employed all manner of center fielders throughout their history.

Whereas left field has generally been home to run producers and right to all-around threats, the men in the middle have covered a wide range of styles. There are straight speedsters like Jacoby Ellsbury, defensive dynamos like Jackie Bradley Jr., fun-loving eccentric types like Johnny Damon, underappreciated standouts like Ellis Burks, and even plodding sluggers like Tony Armas.

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Only in recent years have the Red Sox consistently prioritized defense in the role, from Coco Crisp to Ellsbury to Bradley.

But that doesn't mean they haven't featured some talented players there, including a turn-of-century Hall of Famer, the younger brother of baseball royalty, and the one who fans over 50 still lament got away.

Click here for the Top 5 center fielders in Red Sox history.