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David Ortiz • DH
Ht/Wt:6'3", 230 lbs.
Born:Nov 18, 1975 (42 yrs) in Santo Domingo, DOM
Experience:20 years
Drafted:Signed by Seattle in 1992.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Was one of the great clutch hitters of his era and a true RBI machine. Owned a lethal combination of plate patience and a monster power stroke. Was also a born leader. Was arguably the best DH of all time.
Flaws: Saw his eye and bat speed decline with age, though he made a surge very late in his career. Was a complete non-factor on the basepaths and never had a great glove for first base. Struck out a lot early in his career.
Career Potential: All-time great DH, clutch run producer and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Hank Aaron Award 2016, 2005
Roberto Clemente Man of the Year 2011
AL Silver Slugger 2016, 2013, 2011, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
AL Players Choice Awards - Outstanding Player 2005
World Series Most Valuable Player 2013
AL American League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2004
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008 (injured), 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 1999
Triple-A All-Star Team 1999
Arizona League (R) All-Star Team 1995
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