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Designated Hitter A Question Mark for National League
HOUSTON ASTROS — CARLOS BELTRAN, DESIGNATED HITTER: Each MLB team’s most important free agent - November 21, 2017. The World Series champs won’t lose much of their core in free agency this year, which bodes well for their chances of repeating. But they will be doing it without Beltran, who has opted to retire. Beltran was a a valuable veteran leader on a young team, and it’s not a coincidence that things fell into place so well for the Astros after they added him. MORE...
Chipper Jones, Jim Thome lead 2018 MLB Hall of Fame ballot
Third baseman Chipper Jones and designated hitter Jim Thome are among the 19 newcomers on the 2018 Hall of Fame ballot, the Baseball…
MLB: Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox August Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz with son D
After 40 years, it’s time for the designated hitter to bat in both the American League and National Leagues - The Boston Globe
The all-time World Series team - October 20, 2017. DESIGNATED HITTER: DAVID ORTIZ - In his three trips to the Fall Classic, Ortiz was at his very best, going undefeated on the game’s highest stage. Big Papi was a .455 career hitter over 44 at-bats in the Series, with three home runs and six doubles... MORE...
ALDS Game 5: Cleveland Indians DH Edwin Encarnacion hopes to return vs. New York Yankees
NEW YORK -- Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion was not in the starting lineup Sunday for Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees.
ALDS: Cleveland Indians DH Edwin Encarnacion back for Game 5
New York Yankees second baseman Didi Gregorius (back) completes a double play forcing Cleveland Indians Edwin Encarnacion at second base to…
Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion left Friday& American League Division Series game against the New York Yankees in the bottom of the first inning with a right ankle sprain that appeared to be significant.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez laughs during batting practice against the Houston Astros prior to game 1 of the ALDS…
Astros on brink of elimination after being shut out by Yankees in Game 5
October 18, 2017: Astros on brink of elimination after being shut out by Yankees in Game 5. Houston Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran (15) walks away from the plate after striking out during the fifth inning of Game 5 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in New York. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle )
ALDS Game 1: Red Sox vs. Astros
Boston Red Sox designated hitter Eduardo Nunez, center, is carried off the field after he was injured running to first base during the first inning in Game 1 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Houston.