Andre Ethier Making MVP Statement for First-Place L.A. Dodgers

Posted: 16th September 2009 by PJ Ross in MLB
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Six walk-off hits—four of which have been long balls. That’s what Andre Ethier has done this season for the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. The six walk-off winners are an all-time high for a single player in the divisional era. In fact, he has the most walk-off hits in a single season since 1974, and his four walk-off homers are also the most since ’74. Justin Morneau was the last player to hit three walk-off homers in a season, doing so in ’07. Consider that David Ortiz had five walk-off hits in ’06 and was considered to be the most clutch hitter in baseball at the time. Ethier has nine since the beginning of ’08, the most in the Majors over that time. With one swing of the bat last night, not only did he lift the Boys in Blue to a 5-4, 13-inning vict ...

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