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  1. dalero

    dalero PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Has anyone in the history of baseball had so many clutch hits in such a short history? David Ortiz is by far the last batter any pitcher would want to face with the game on the line. What amazes me is that he usually does it with a 1-2 count on him.
     
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    words cant describe how good he is with the game on the line.im just glad hes a redsox with a brand new contract .
     
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    sdaniels7114 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I know he's a spaceshot, but lets not forget Manny's little contribution to Ortiz's success. Ideally, Gordon would have just pitched around Papi there and taken his chances with the next guy; but if that next guy is batting something like 450 and slugging like 2000 over the last 5 games you can't give him a chance with a RISP. Gordon had to go after Ortiz, therefore Ortiz had a chance to win the game that he normally would have never been given.
     
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    give me a break.
     
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    sdaniels7114 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Look at Ortiz's career pre-Manny:

    1)Released (as in not traded away by) the Twins,

    2)Sat on the bench behind Jeremy Giambi for heaven's sake!

    and then he was installed beneath the mantle of Manny's prodigious protection. Seriously, I expect to see Ortiz play the part of Bette Midler singing 'wind beneath my wings' as Manny plays the part of Carson at his Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

    ok the last part there wasn't very serious, but ask yourself how famous would Ortiz be if all of his big HR's were converted into intentional walks? And then ask yourself why any pitcher with 1/2 a brain would pitch to him if say, Alex Cora was batting behind him?
     
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    Well, guess what folks, he just did it again! Unbelievable!! :)
     
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    he did it in a pitchers count also like most of his clutch hits .he is by far the greatest clutch hitter in the game today .some have it some dont .ortiz has it.
     
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    How do you like that sh*t. He did it again!
    We're going to have to boost his status to Sainthood.
    Anybody with me?
     
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    sainthood? hes a god.
     
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    milwaukeebeers44 On the Game Day Roster

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    He's amazing. Super clutch. He's the anti-ARod. Whenever that overpaid bum comes up in a big spot, he either GIDP or strikes out swinging.
     
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    bmf31c Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    milwaukeebeers44 On the Game Day Roster

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    Was just coming here to post that very link!

    Some of those pics bring back some warm and fuzzy memories.
     

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