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Focus drives Ortiz to succeed

Updated: July 7, 2006, 8:46 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

"The power of the mind" is probably what David Copperfield would say to explain how he makes objects vanish, but it is probably the last phrase you'd expect to hear from a slugger trying to explain how he makes balls disappear.

Well, David Ortiz, who is having another great season, even threatening to surpass his great numbers in 2005, believes his mental preparation has a big influence on his success.

"Baseball is more of a mental sport than a physical one," said Ortiz to ESPNdeportes.com. ...

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