Source: David Ortiz returning to Boston

Updated: December 7, 2011, 11:25 AM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNDeportesLosAngeles.com

DALLAS -- Designated hitter David Ortiz plans to accept the offer of salary arbitration that the Red Sox extended to him, meaning that he will return to Boston for the 2012 season, a source told ESPNDeportesLosAngeles.com on Tuesday.

Wednesday at midnight is the deadline for players to accept arbitration. Ortiz, who earned $12.5 million in 2011 and could get around $15 million in arbitration, was seeking a pay raise, a league source told ESPNBoston.com earlier Tuesday. A two-year, ...

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