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Pirates Danny Ortiz records first big league hit against Nationals

PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 13: A Pirates hat and gloves are shown before the MLB baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Arizona Diamondbacks on May 13, 2017, at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. The Pirates defeated the Diamondbacks 4-3. (Photo by Carlos Herrera/Icon Sportswire)
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Danny Ortiz is officially on the board as a major league player. On Thursday afternoon against the Washington Nationals, Ortiz recorded his first career big league hit while singling to right field off Nationals relief pitcher Enny Romero:

Prior to registering the memorable base hit in the bottom half of the seventh inning with the Pirates leading, 8-4, Ortiz was promoted to the club’s active roster as Pittsburgh was forced to place fellow outfielder Gregory Polanco on their 10-day disabled list.

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