David Ortiz responds to Joe Girardi

Updated: June 9, 2011, 3:01 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- David Ortiz on Wednesday night had a message for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who had said he didn't care for the way the Boston Red Sox slugger had flipped his bat after hitting a home run Tuesday: "Take it like a man."

Ortiz was in no mood to revisit the flap stirred the previous night by Girardi, who made his comments after the designated hitter took Yankees rookie Hector Noesi deep in Boston's win.

He crushed another home run Wednesday night in the first ...

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