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David Ortiz able to sit up, take some steps

Toronto Blue Jays v Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 09: David Ortiz looks on before the Red Sox home opening game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 09, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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The latest on David Ortiz . . .

Ortiz was able to sit up and take some steps on last night and this morning and is said to be “making good progress toward recovery.”

Ortiz’s wife Tiffany said that in the following statement:

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Meanwhile, authorities in the Dominican Republic said they have made a second arrest in the shooting. They have not released the name of the suspect, but it’s reported that the man is thought to be the alleged shooter. The man arrested on Sunday night was the man driving the motorcycle off which the shooter jumped just prior to the incident.

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