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Swinging to the Fences For Charity

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    Gonzalez and his wife Betsy have committed to a $200 donation for each homer he hits.

    Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will be swinging for the fences in Monday's Home Run Derby -- while also keeping his own charity in mind.

    As the Major League Baseball All-Star break festivities get underway Gonzalez and his wife Betsy have committed to a $200 donation for each homer he hits.

    The money will benefit the Adrian and Betsy Gonzalez Foundation and the Padres Foundation. The team will also match each donation.

    The Adrian and Betsy Gonzalez Foundation focuses on empowering underprivileged youth in the areas of athletics, education and health.