Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:06:54 -0800
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz said there is no rush for him to sign a contract extension with the team this spring as he enters the final year of his deal. "I've said many times and I will continue saying it: Boston is where I want to end my career. The team knows it," Ortiz said.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 07:22:05 -0800
Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz said he wants a one-year extension on his current deal.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:14:42 -0800
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz said "it's time to move on," if he's not offered a long-term deal from the team.
Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:19:18 -0800
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Thursday, Jan. 9, in a radio interview that the team has had contract talks with DH David Ortiz about a contract extension, and they plan to continue the conversation throughout the upcoming season. "That's important to me. It's important to ownership. It's important to the organization to have open dialogue with our key players and David is certainly one of those. We've talked this winter," Cherington said.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:13:56 -0800
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and the team never made an agreement to hold off on discussing a new contract until the completion of his current two-year deal. Ortiz told WEEI.com's Rob Bradford "Why would I do that? I want to get a deal done."
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:31:13 -0800
The Boston Red Sox are working with DH David Ortiz's representation to add another season to his current contract, which expires after the 2014 season. Ortiz will make $15 million next season. He hit .353 with five home runs and 13 RBIs in 16 playoff games in October.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:33:53 -0800
Major League Baseball announced its Silver Slugger Awards for the American League Wednesday, Nov. 6. The winners were Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz, New York Yankees 2B Robinson Cano, Detroit Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera, Minnesota Twins C Joe Mauer, Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy, Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones, Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:58:08 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz was named the 2013 World Series Most Valuable Player after his outstanding performance against the St. Louis Cardinals. He finished the series with 11 hits in 16 at-bats (.688) with two homers and six RBI. He had the second-highest batting average in World Series history.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:45:05 -0700
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz drew four walks and he scored a pair of runs in Game 6 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 30. He is the seventh player in Major League Baseball history to draw four walks in a single World Series game.
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:33:51 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes and C David Ross will remain in the starting lineup for Game 6 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 30. C Jarrod Saltalamacchia went 0-for-6 with four strikeouts in Games 2 and 3. C Mike Napoli will return to first base and DH David Ortiz will serve as the designated hitter.