Found February 10, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
PLAYERS: David Ortiz
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox and DH David Ortiz were set for an arbitration hearing on Monday, but according to Larry Lucchino (Red Sox president/CEO), he said during an interview with NECN (via Mary Paoletti of CSN New England) that the parties would not be going to an arbitration hearing as they had reached an agreement. There had been talk that Ortiz was offered a two-year deal worth $9mm annually, but was thinking about a one-year deal with a higher value. The terms of the agreement are not known. 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. The 36-year old veteran earned $12.5 million in 2011. That means he got paid $431,034.48 for every home run he hit, or $130,208.33 for every RBI, or $148,809.52 for every run he scored, or $51,867.22 for every time he got on base. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement. ]]>
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