Abreu shatters Home Run Derby records

Updated: July 12, 2005, 12:35 AM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Bobby Abreu has always been one of baseball's most unheralded stars.

Not anymore.

The Philadelphia Phillies right fielder won the Home Run Derby with a record-setting performance Monday night, hitting an astounding 24 homers in his first turn at bat before outslugging hometown favorite Ivan Rodriguez in the finals.

"This is something amazing," Abreu said. "I don't know if I can sleep tonight."

He also smashed the mark for total homers with 41, besting Miguel Tejada's ...

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