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Starting Nine: Big Papi enters the record books

Many things are happening -- on Cut4, in baseball and out there in the rest of the world. Here are nine you need to know about today.

1. With a double against the Mariners on Wednesday night, David Ortiz surpassed Harold Baines to become the all-time hits-leading DH. Here's No. 1,689: 

2. We were impressed when the Nationals hit back-to-back homers off Cliff Lee, but doing it again (in the very next inning) was twice as nice:

3. And this is how Prince Fielder celebrated his own two-run jack on Wednesday night.

Prince Fielder

4. He's baaaaack.

5. Still can't decide who to choose for the AL Final Vote? Allow Joaquin Benoit to make a suggestion.

Benoit

6. Behold: Baltimore's finest mohawk.

Mohawk

7. "Everybody knows I like my stuff to fit. I like to feel it on my body." --Dan Uggla, fashion icon.

Uggla

8. This is Robbie's territory. That is yours. Got it, Eduardo?

9. Jay-Z spent six hours dancing with strangers in a New York art gallery on Wednesday. We're not mad we weren't there, nope, not at all, not even a little bit.

Jay-Z

-- Cut4 Staff