Found November 04, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
PLAYERS: David Ortiz
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Last offseason David Ortiz was visibly upset about the nature of his contract negotiations with the Red Sox.  His asking price, a two-year contract at the same pay that he was currently making, was apparently more than the Red Sox were willing to pay.  The two sides eventually settled on a one-year contract worth $14.57 million.  Ortiz called the negotiations both embarrassing and humiliating.  The 2012 season gave Ortiz the chance to prove that he was worth the two year contract that he felt he deserved, and that is exactly what he did.  Ortiz triple slashed .318/.415/.611, good for a four digit OPS.  His 169 wRC+ was first among designated hitters with at least 100 plate appearances.  This led to a three-win season despite being limited to only 383 plate appearances due to an Achilles injury. via tedsarmy.com The Red Sox responded to this showing by doing what they should have done a year ago, sign Ortiz to a two-year deal.  The contract, worth $26 million over those two years, ...
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