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DALLAS –– There are conflicting reports on David Ortiz's salary arbitration status. On Tuesday afternoon, ESPNDeportes.com reported the Red Sox slugger had planned to accept the deal. But The Boston Globe contradicted the report, stating that Ortiz hadn't yet decided. Since the winter meetings started, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has said there's been "dialogue" between the two parties. He reiterated his desire to keep Ortiz –– beyond one season, too –– on Tuesday. "We’ve talked to him about (staying past 2012)," Cherington said. "In theory, we'd like to have him on the team. We've expressed to him that...
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David Ortiz is staying with the Boston Red Sox, agreeing to the team's offer of salary arbitration.
The 36-year-old designated hitter has been with Boston since 2003. He hit .309 last season with 29 homers and 96 RBIs, making $12.65 million in the option year of a contract that paid him $63,225,000 over five seasons.
Boston made the arbitration offer Nov. 23 and Ortiz had until...
Despite reports that David Ortiz will accept the Red Sox' offer of salary arbitration and return to the club in 2012, general manager Ben Cherington has said that he hasn't yet received an official confirmation from Ortiz. Cherington continued to stress his desire to have the slugger back in a Red Sox uniform, and admitted that he'll likely speak with Ortiz's agent...
The Boston Red Sox are apparently focused on re-signing designated hitter David Ortiz according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.
Last week, we learned that Ortiz had received “serious interest” from more than one team. We also learned that he wants to sign a three-year deal.
Ortiz hit .309/.398/.554 with 29 HR's, 84 runs and 96 RBI's in 525 AB's for the Red Sox in 2011...
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is expected to accept arbitration to remain with the team, Sports Illustrated reported on Wednesday.
Ortiz earned $12.5 million this past season after batting .309 with 29 home runs and 96 RBIs.
The 36-year-old Ortiz has played nine seasons in Boston, swatting 320 of his career 378 home runs with the Red Sox.
The news that Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was headed down to the Dominican Republic to visit David Ortiz made headlines. But the real occasion was Ortiz's annual golf tournament, which the slugger hosts in an effort to raise funds for the David Ortiz Children's Fund. Representatives from each of the American League East teams came together for a good cause at the tournament...
A Red Sox source says David Ortiz will return to Boston.
David Ortiz plans to accept the offer of salary arbitration that the Red Sox extended to him, meaning that he will stay in Boston at least until 2012, a source told ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com on Monday.
Designated hitter David Ortiz intends to accept the offer of
arbitration from the Boston Red Sox and stay with the team for at
least one more season, the Boston Herald reported Tuesday, citing a
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington left the Winter Meetings on Thursday with the comforting knowledge that David Ortiz will be back for another season, but he wasn't able to complete any other transactions.
The Winter ones that is…
So now that the Sox FINALLY have a Manager in place (Trying to focus on the positive) they can actually turn to the business of, oh, I dont know, PUTTING A TEAM ON THE FIELD…
And it’s interesting to note that King Larry will not be attending this year….hmmm
David Ortiz’s charity golf match was this weekend, and, as his 1st duty as Manager, Bobby...
The Golden Era committee did not select Luis Taint for the Hall of Fame, he received only two of the necessary twelve votes to get selected.
The Red Sox are checking in on Josh Willingham but are focused on re-signing David Ortiz.
Francisco Cordero may be willing to sign a one-year deal, which the Red Sox would likely jump on.
There is not much of a market for Roy Oswalt as most...