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Bless You Boys Dec 4, 2014

Tigers' Victor Martinez earns career-first Outstanding Designated Hitter honors

Victor Martinez has been named baseball's top designated hitter for 2014, beating out seven-time winner David Ortiz. DETROIT — Thursday afternoon Major League Baseball announced that Victor Martinez was named baseball's top designated hitter, capping a career-year at the plate where he finished second to Angels' Mike Trout in the American League's Most Valuable Player voting. Martinez was named the 2014 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter of the Year, the first such award for the Tigers at that position in 36 years. Martinez is just the third Tiger to be named the top DH in...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 4, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez named top designated hitter, beats out Boston's David Ortiz

Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez named top designated hitter, beats out Boston's David Ortiz

Detroit Tigers slugger Victor Martinez was voted the winner of the 2014 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez has been named the top designated hitter in baseball. As expected, Martinez was voted the winner of the 2014 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. It marks the first such award for Martinez, who received 75 of the 90 first-place votes from a group of media and public relations officials. Boston's David Ortiz, a...

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