Gonzalez's HRs to help needy kids

Updated: July 11, 2009, 9:03 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Diego slugger Adrian Gonzalez has extra incentive to do well in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday.

Gonzalez and his wife, Betsy, will donate $200 to needy children for each home run he hits at Busch Stadium in St. Louis -- and the Padres will match that total. The couple work to help underprivileged youth in athletics, education and health.

The money will benefit The Adrian and Betsy Gonzalez Foundation and the Padres Foundation. Fans can get in on the giving ...

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