David Ortiz has been released from the hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic

(CNN)Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been released from a Boston hospital, more than a month after a gunman shot him in the back in the Dominican Republic, a Red Sox spokeswoman said. After Ortiz underwent surgery in the Dominican Republic, he was flown to Boston, where he was admitted at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Ortiz had at least two other surgeries since he was transferred to the Boston hospital. His wife had said he had been “recovering well and is in good spirits.” The hospital declined to comment on Ortiz’s release on Saturday. Authorities in the Dominican Republic say Ortiz was not the intended target of the shooting. A friend of Ortiz — who shared …