David Ortiz and wife Tiffany divorcing

Tiffany and David Ortiz at the TD Garden last year.
Tiffany and David Ortiz at the TD Garden last year.Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff/File

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After nearly 10 years of marriage, Red Sox DH David Ortiz and wife Tiffany are calling it quits.

In an interview Monday with MLB.com, Big Papi confirmed something that had been rumored for several months.

“There are some situations in life that work out for a period of time and at some point they don’t work out anymore and you have to move on,” Ortiz told the Major League Baseball website as well as WEEI.com. “I’m moving on. She’s moving on. Hopefully everybody respects that.”

The couple, who live in Weston, have two daughters, Jessica and Alexandra, and a son, D’Angelo. The Sox slugger said the separation is amicable and he hopes the public will respect his family’s privacy.

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