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American League All-Star David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox winner of the 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby during All-Star Weekend at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 12, 2010 in Anaheim, California.
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So David Pops a Few Practice Balls Out off Tony Pena
And Now He Wants a Multi-Year Deal from John Henry & Co.?

ESPNBoston: David Ortiz Doesn't Want to Return for Just One Season
Will John Henry Buy Him Another Truck? Ortiz Wins Slam Dunk Contest
Ortiz Looked So Good, We Thought John Lackey Was Back on the Mound
It's Always a Good Time to Bitch About Your Contract. Sincerely, Pedro Martinez
The Home Run Derby: ESPN's Cheesiest Production Since LeBronapalooza
The Home Run Derby: Paying Homage to the Steroid Era Since 1996
This Just In: Jay-Z Keeping the Heat On Big Papi in Court

"I don't want one year. Why should I return for one year and go through the same [stuff] I'm going through now, just because it's my last year? No. I like to be left alone when I'm playing baseball. I know how to clean my [stuff] up." -- David Ortiz to Gordon Edes

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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