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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

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

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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