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David Ortiz will get extension from Red Sox — in time

It’s never easy being The Team when your 38-year-old DH, your best hitter, your World Series MVP, pipes up about a new contract.

It’s not a good situation for the Red Sox to have this aired out in public or refute what David Ortiz has said. So the Red Sox take the high road and know, first and foremost, they want Ortiz to remain a Red Sox for the rest of his career.

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