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  1. Ortiz: Home Run Derby 'wears you out'

    Gordon Edes

    While David Ortiz has elected to forego this year's All-Star Home Run Derby -- he declined the chance to return as captain of the AL team -- the Red Sox DH speaks fondly of the experience. Ortiz has participated in five home run derbies, more than...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  2. David Ortiz ultimate Boston Red Sox home run champ

    Gordon Edes

    The case for David Ortiz as the best pure home run hitter in team history.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  3. Sox thrive behind Ortiz, Buchholz

    Gordon Edes

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Quick hits on Red Sox 6, Angels 3: * He won the All-Star Home Run Derby here exactly two weeks ago, and Monday night, without the benefit of Adrian Beltre wiping his brow with a towel or Yankees coach Tony Pena lobbing him beach...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  4. Ortiz to auction Derby bat for charity

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- David Ortiz is auctioning off the bat, cleats, and batting gloves he used to win last week's All-Star Home Run Derby for charity. All proceeds raised in the auction will benefit the David Ortiz Children's Fund, a non-profit...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  5. Ortiz, AL stall out, 3-1

    Gordon Edes

    ANAHEIM -- In an All-Star game, he who hesitates ... gets to hear about it for months to come. Red Sox DH David Ortiz, who stole the show Monday night by winning the Home Run Derby, grabbed some more attention Tuesday night, but this was most unwe...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  6. Capps K's Ortiz to end 6th

    Gordon Edes

    ANAHEIM -- The American League could have used a home run in the sixth inning from the Home Run Derby winner, David Ortiz. Instead, Ortiz took a 95-mile-an-hour fastball for a called third strike to end the inning, the AL clinging to a 1-0 lead. ...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  7. Big Papi is king of the derby

    Gordon Edes

    ANAHEIM -- A few quick hits on David Ortiz's victory in Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby: -- This was Ortiz's fourth Derby, but first since 2006. He was a semifinalist in 2005 and '06 after hitting just three home runs in 2004. -- Ortiz hit a ...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  8. 10 (not-so) Quick Hits: Long day in F-L-A

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Ten reasonably quick hits on what went down Monday for the Red Sox in Florida: 1. Home run derby: The Tampa Bay Rays hit seven balls out of the yard in building an 11-1 lead over the Red Sox in a game Tampa won 11-9 at City...

    Blog | March 22, 2010