BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox are closing in on a two-year deal with free-agent designated hitter David Ortiz that they hope to finalize before the end of the week, according to a baseball source.
The two-year term -- something that was of utmost importance to the 36-year-old Ortiz -- already has been agreed upon, the source said Tuesday, but the sides are still haggling on compensation.
Ortiz is believed to be seeking a total of $25 million. The Red Sox are in that neighborhood ...Read full story
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