The Windbreaker

The Windbreaker

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox hits a three run home run in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on May 1, 2006 in Boston, Massachusetts.

(Getty Images Photo / Jim McIsaac)

Ortiz's Big Pop Helps Sox Blow Past Yanks 7-3

Papi Breaks Wind, Sox Smell Victory
Wake Gets His Battery Charged as Doug Flies Back Into Fenway
No Diving? Loretta Won't Stop Two-Run Single But Knocks in Winner
A Little Run Support: Cora, Youk Get Sox on the Comeback Trail
Mike Myers Turns the Savage Boos to Cheers with One Pitch
Gone with the Wind: Papelbon Blows Yanks Away in the Ninth

“I’m a strong guy. I swing hard all the time in case I hit it. What else can you do about the crazy winds coming into Fenway at this time? You had to have really good contact to hit it out.” -- 5.1.06, David Ortiz on the insurance policy pop

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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