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It’s a family affair for Girardi

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jul 14, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

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As one of the coaches for the AL team, Joe Girardi was at the press conference at the Grand Hyatt today. He had two of his children with him, 8-year-old Serena and 6-year-old Dante.

They held tape recorders and microphones for reporters as their dad answered questions and really enjoyed themselves. Dante – who will play in the majors some day, bank on it – told me that he thought Dan Uggla would win the Home Run Derby.

The MVP? “A-Rod or Hanley (Ramirez),” he said.

At the moment, Dante is in full uniform shagging flies during batting practice. He changes sides of the field depending whether a righty or lefty is up. His dad is running with him.

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