Ex-Red Sox star David Ortiz out of hospital after shooting

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic.

The Red Sox said Saturday that they’ve been told Ortiz has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital. The team said there will be an update on his condition next week.

ESPN reported that Ortiz, 43, has been home since Friday and will continue his recovery there.

Ortiz had been at the Boston hospital since June 10, the day after he was shot. Dominican police have said he was mistaken for another man who was sitting near him at the club.

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Quakes’ victory

their 4th in a row

Valeri “Vako” Qazaishvili and Shea Salinas scored and the San Jose Earthquakes won their fourth in a row, a 3-1 victory over the visiting Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Nick Lima outworked Rapids midfielder Sam Nicholson to get an opening and passed to Qazaishvili, who made two cutbacks before sending a curler inside the right post to make it 2-0 in the 34th minute.

Salinas capped the scoring in the 83rd minute, chasing a long pass up the left channel, cutting across the middle of the area with his dribble and sending a shot back into the left corner.

The Rapids’ Lalas Abubakar opened the scoring in the second minute, blocking Cristian Espinoza’s cross into the net for an own goal that gave the Earthquakes (11-7-4) the lead.

Diego Rubio scored with a deflection for the Rapids (5-12-5) in the 88th minute.

Other MLS: Jozy Altidore scored for the fourth straight game and host Toronto FC beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-1. … Jordan Morris scored in the 59th minute in Seattle’s 1-0 victory over the host Houston Dynamo. … Vito Mannone had five saves for his seventh shutout of the season to help Minnesota United hold on for a scoreless draw with the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps. … Gustavo Bou scored three minutes into the match and the New England Revolution added three more goals in the second half to run their unbeaten streak to 11 games with a 4-1 victory over visiting Orlando City. … Pedro Santos scored two goals and gave the visiting Columbus Crew the lead for good in the 84th minute in a 3-2 victory over the New York Red Bulls.

Women’s basketball: The U.S. women’s national basketball team will have expanded training over the next year leading up to 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and a group of eight star players will be paid to participate. Each will get $2,000 a day at each of the training camps and games leading up to the Olympics, with the chance to also earn bonuses. They can earn roughly $100,000 for participating in all training sessions.

Motor sports: Kevin Harvick turned a lap of 174.058 mph to take the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race in Long Pond, Pa.

• Chase Briscoe passed Christopher Bell with six laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway in Newton for his first victory of the year. Bell led a career-high 235 out of 250 laps.

• Will Power edged defending race champion Alexander Rossi for his record fourth IndyCar Series pole at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Power had a fast lap of 124.757 mph as he made the 13 turns around the 2.258-mile track.

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