Report: Red Sox start negotiations with Ortiz

Report: Red Sox start negotiations with Ortiz
October 20, 2012, 3:27 pm
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The managerial search isn't the only thing the Red Sox have on their plate right now.

According to Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox have starting negotiating a new deal with designated hitter David Ortiz.

The 37-year-old Ortiz is reportedly looking for a two-year deal for about 25-30 million. Ortiz was looking for a similar deal last season, but ended up signing a one-year deal that paid him 14.575 million for the 2012 season.

Ortiz hit .318 with 23 home runs and 60 RBI before suffering a season-ending Achilles injury last season.