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Monday, July 11, 2005

'Roids? Bobby Abreu don't need no stinking Roids!

I just watched Bobby Abreu absolutely destroy the previous Home Run Derby single round record. The original mark was set by Miguel Tejada with 15 hr. Abreu, who is repping his home land of Venezuela managed to hit 24 home runs to start out the competition, one of which was 517 ft, the second longest in derby history. He absolutely punished the ball the entire round. You can imagine how much pressure was on Pittsburgh Pirate outfielder Jason Bay who followed up Abreu's crowd-pleasing performance. How did he respond to this pressure? By hitting zero home runs of course. Go Canada.