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Hot hitter becomes a sitter

Lowell, not Ortiz, gets start at DH

Designated sitter David Ortiz remained on the bench in the ninth inning. Designated sitter David Ortiz remained on the bench in the ninth inning. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / August 24, 2009

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No sooner did David Ortiz get hot at the plate - to the tune of .393 with 5 homers, 4 doubles, and 13 RBIs in his last 8 games - than he got a seat on the bench last night with CC Sabathia on the mound for the Yankees. Instead of Ortiz as the designated hitter, that role went to ... (Full article: 1050 words)

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