Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/5/13
The David Ortiz show was in high definition last night at Fenway Park. The Red Sox designated hitter went 3-of-5 with two home runs and four RBI and in the sixth inning of the 20-4 stampede over the Detroit Tigers — a potential playoff preview — Ortiz collected his 2000th career hit with a double off the base of The Wall in left-center field. Ortiz made it to second standing up and after Detroit reliever Al Alburquerque got the ball back he allowed the moment to sink in for the slugger who was showered with applause from the Fenway Park crowd. The man responded by removing his helmet and patting his chest in appreciation to the fans. “It was great getting to that milestone and accomplishing numbers that at some point when you are not playing baseball you do count them” Ortiz said. “You thank God for giving you a nice career.” The standings and milestones keep piling up for Ortiz in a Red Sox uniform. He is currently one of three active players to record 2000 hits 400 home runs ...
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