David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a
Dominican ... He finished the season with 31 home runs, 101 RBI and a .288
average, .... On October 20, ...
David Ortiz will retire in historic company, but the Boston Red Sox slugger has ...
Statistics, specialty and steroids make David Ortiz a problematic Hall of Fame
case ... and few in baseball's history have had as many October heroics as Big
Papi. .... I think you have to throw all of that into a tumbler, shake it up and roll it
Nov 17, 2015 ... Arguing against David Ortiz's Hall of Fame case is a pointless exercise for ... As
first reported by Ken Rosenthal, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will retire at ... On
top of that, Ortiz has spent much of his career as one of the sport's ...
Jul 18, 2016 ... A player's JAWS is the average of his career WAR total and that of his peak, ... to
the Hall of Fame discussion and I'll incorporate it into these evaluations. .... the
candidates for whom it's been a factor—Thomas, Martinez, Paul Molitor ... off the
BBWAA ballot, there's actually a bit of wiggle room in...
May 19, 2016 ... David Ortiz Should Be a Hall of Famer ... Ortiz's declaration of future retirement
sparked much conversation about whether or not the man known as “Big Papi”
would or should be inducted into the Hall of Fame post-retirement. ... I think
there's a pretty good case to be made for Ortiz as a Hall of Famer.
Apr 28, 2016 ... CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 2: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox ... for
entry into the hall of fame are a long path and Ortiz has many things likely to
make it even less likely. Ortiz has plenty of counting stats that hall of fame voters
like. ... That would not be an indicator for Ortiz in that case obviously.
Oct 23, 2013 ... I also feel like David Ortiz is probably a Hall of Famer. ... Since their careers (so
far, in Ortiz's case) are a very similar length, their replacement level adjustments
sit ... Rice's bat was the only considerably above average aspect of his game. ...
Obviously, the leverage of the situation plays into this qu...
Oct 15, 2013 ... Beltran is a valid Hall of Fame candidate even before you factor in what he's
done in October. ... David Ortiz has played like a Hall of Famer in October; Carlos
Beltran has ... If he gets into the HoF; the entire voting body needs to just resign
their ..... Edmonds will probably be more of the test case for Beltran...
In case you are not in the know, exit velocity is very simple; it's essentially the
speed ..... Soon David Ortiz will be eligible for the Hall of Fame and you don't
hear ... Just how much difference does a player's postseason success factor into
a Hall of ... innings pitched in October shows just what kind of mettle Schillin...
Nov 18, 2015 ... YESTERDAY: Red Sox slugger David Ortiz plans to retire at the end of the 2016
campaign, ... There's plenty of time to debate Ortiz's legacy and case for ... Guys
who play above-average 2B and SS can stick around a long, long time, .....
Players have gotten into the hall of fame on postseason heroics before.