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Danny Valencia pulled off a minor miracle Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Facing Red Sox closer Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, the Orioles' red-hot designated hitter cranked a leadoff triple, then came around to score what would prove to be the w...Blog | September 18, 2013
The unthinkable has happened: Jason Giambi has become a grand old man of baseball. There was a time when Cleveland's designated hitter seemed like he'd remain frozen in the early 2000s, the relic of a goofier, more exuberant time. Giambi was an OBP w...Blog | March 20, 2013
Baseball is a game of traditions. It comes as no surprise, then, that nearly four decades after it was adopted, the game and its fans still have not fully embraced the Designated Hitter rule. Most of us can recite in our sleep the traditionalist argu...Blog | July 12, 2011