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David Ortiz: 'I'm still hungry'

Updated: March 24, 2014, 6:02 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The topic was first broached, Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said, after the World Series. Then there was a meeting with Cherington and Larry Lucchino before Christmas, the negotiating began in spring training, and the news conference came Monday.

In sum, David Ortiz and the team took a pretty direct route to the contract extension that was formally announced in an interview room outside the Baltimore Orioles' clubhouse here, an agreement that is designed ...

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