Designated Hitter Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/25/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is 4-for-10 with three homers against Minnesota starter Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Ortiz has struggled early this season, hitting .227 with six homers and 17 RBI, so may not be ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup. He went 1-for-13 in the recent three-game set with the Angels.
Chris Carter, DH, HOU5/23/2015 7:10:00 PM
Description: Astros DH Chris Carter went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the, 3-2, victory over the Tigers on Saturday.
Insight: Carter scored the game-winning run in the sixth on Marwin Gonzalez's single. Despite the nice day, Carter is hitting just .168 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 143 at-bats this season.
Adam Lind, DH, MIL5/22/2015 2:44:00 PM
Description: Brewers 1B Adam Lind is not in the lineup on Friday versus Atlanta.
Insight: Lind doesn't usual start versus lefties. He is hitting .287 with seven home runs and 19 RBI in 136 at-bats this season, but has only 23 at-bats versus southpaws with a .217 batting average.
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/19/2015 10:07:00 PM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz smacked a home run on Tuesday night.
Insight: Ortiz finished 2-for-4 with two RBI. He is now hitting .244 with six homers and 16 RBI so far this season.
Victor Martinez, DH, DET5/19/2015 2:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers DH Victor Martinez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Martinez injured himself again running to first base Monday night.
Adam Lind, DH, MIL5/18/2015 5:15:00 PM
Description: Brewers 1B Adam Lind is not in the lineup against the Tigers on Monday.
Insight: Lind doesn't usual start versus lefties and Detroit's starter on Monday, Kyle Lobstein, is left-handed. Lind is hitting .290 with six home runs and 18 RBI in 124 at-bats this season.
Victor Martinez, DH, DET5/18/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Tigers DH Victor Martinez will be back in the starting lineup on Monday.
Insight: The Tigers are hosting Milwaukee so the DH is back in order.
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/17/2015 2:04:00 PM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is getting the day off on Sunday.
Insight: Hanley Ramirez will be the designated hitter and Brock Holt will play left field.
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/17/2015 8:58:00 AM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit a homer during Saturday's win versus Seattle.
Insight: Ortiz went 2-for-4 with the solo shot. He is now hitting .236 with five homers and 14 RBI. Look for him to pick it up.
David Ortiz, DH, BOS5/16/2015 12:45:00 PM
Description: Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has done just fine in his career against Mariners ace Felix Hernadez.
Insight: Ortiz is 13-for-36 with two doubles and a home run against Hernandez. He also has six RBI, seven walks and seven strikeouts. Don't be afraid to role with Ortiz on Saturday.
Kennys Vargas, DH, MIN5/16/2015 12:03:00 PM
Description: Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas is not in the starting lineup on Saturday versus the Rays.
Insight: Vargas is probably just getting the day off. He is hitting .250 with three home runs and 10 RBI in 104 at-bats.
Victor Martinez, DH, DET5/15/2015 9:52:00 AM
Description: Tigers DH Victor Martinez will get the weekend off, expect for a pinch hitting role.
Insight: The Tigers are in St. Louis for a weekend series in an NL city, thus without the DH. He's batting just .226 after offseason knee surgery.
Victor Martinez, DH, DET5/14/2015 10:36:00 AM
Description: Tigers DH Victor Martinez will get Thursday afternoon off.
Insight: It's a rest day for the struggling DH. Martinez is hitting .226 with one home run and 15 RBI this season after posting career-best numbers a season ago (.335, 32 HR, 103 RBI, .974 OPS).

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