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David Ortiz: No Homers in 102 At Bats

Published by on May 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The days of the Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz combo in middle of the batting order are over in Boston. Ortiz has not been near the hitter he was since Manny left.

The first month of the season is over and Ortiz still hasn’t homered this season after 27 games and 102 at bats. The 33 year old Ortiz is hitting .225 this season and is slugging only .333, tenth on the Red Sox roster.

It is huge drop from his four straight seasons of slugging over .600 from 2004-2007.

He is one of eight Red Sox players not to hit a home run this season, however, none of those other seven players have batted more than 21 times this season. His 14 runs batted in are 43rd in the AL and 20 behind league leader Evan...

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