Ortiz in 4th for Home Run Derby Fan Poll

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Ortiz in 4th for Home Run Derby Fan Poll

Ortiz won the 2010 State Farm Home Run Derby in Anahiem, will he be picked by fans to participate this year? Right now he is in 4th place and will need more votes to be selected by the State Farm Home Run Derby Fan Poll.
Defending champion Robinson Cano and Matt Kemp - the AL and NL captains for the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby still have a few more weeks to determine who they will select as their teammates. For now, fans are still weighing in through the State Farm Home Run Derby Fan Poll.
Now in its fourth year as a feature of the MLB All-Star Game Balloting Program, the State Farm Home Run Derby Fan Poll gives fans the opportunity to select three players in each League who they would most like to see participate.
Cano and Kemp will choose their teammates closer to the event. But as of today the fan poll leaders are as follows:
American League:1. Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers2. Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers3. Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays4. David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox5. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels
National League:1. Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers2. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers3. Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals4. Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins5. Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
The 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby will be broadcast live on ESPN, ESPN HD, ESN Deportes, and ESPN Radio in the U.S. beginning at 7:00PM CT (8:00 PM ET) on Monday, July 9th.

Red Sox outfield "Win, Dance, Repeat" celebration finds its way on MLB the Show 17

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Red Sox outfield "Win, Dance, Repeat" celebration finds its way on MLB the Show 17

Mooke Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and a mix of Andrew Benintendi, Brock Holt, Blake Swihart and Chris Young brought postgame celebrations to a new level last season.

Most Sox fans are familiar with the outfield victory "Win, Dance, Repeat" where the trio would dance and pretend to photograph the game's best player between them. The celebration ended with a pose at first, but as seen the MLB the Show 17's freshly released trailer, a few more wrinkes were added in.

In fact, here's a taste of the celebrations and what else to expect from Playstation's 2017 MLB game:

Report: Red Sox DH target Beltran agrees to 1-year deal with Astros

Report: Red Sox DH target Beltran agrees to 1-year deal with Astros

Carlos Beltran, the 39-year-old switch hitter who was a potential target of the Red Sox as a DH, agreed to a free-agent deal with the Houston Astros, ESPN's Buster Olney reported.

FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reports that it's a one-year, $16 million deal. 

Beltran played for the Astros in 2004. He was dealt from the New York Yankees to the Texas Rangers at the July 31 trading deadline last season. He totaled 35 homers, 101 RBI and hit .295 in 2016. 

The Red Sox, looking to fill the void left by David Ortiz's retirement, will be looking for a DH at the Winter Meetings that begin next week. One possibility is the return of Mike Napoli, who played for the A.L. champion Cleveland Indians last season.

More on the Winter Meetings here from CSN Red Sox Insider Sean McAdam.