If you are a fan of professional baseball, this story is most likely all over your news feed.

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering after being shot in the back!

According to the reports from Metro Source News:

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of emergency surgery following a shooting in the Dominican Republic.  He was shot in the back yesterday at a bar, and rushed to the hospital.  A suspect was detained at the scene.  Ortiz is reportedly in stable condition.