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David Ortiz, Red Sox agreed not to renegotiate

The Red Sox had an agreement with designated hitter David Ortiz when they signed him before the 2013 season that they would not negotiate a new contract or extension until after the deal expired, according to a major league baseball source.

On Wednesday, reports from the Dominican Republic said Ortiz indicated he wanted to continue playing for the Red Sox for a year beyond his current deal, which runs through the 2014 season.

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