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David Ortiz downplays contract talk

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz believes he could soon come to an agreement with the team on a contract extension, a notion principal owner John Henry agreed with.

“I think we’re going to be fine. That’s all I have to say right now on the contract thing,” Ortiz said on Wednesday. “I think we’re going to be OK.”

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