2011-12-08 / Sports
Ortiz remains with Red Sox
DALLAS ( AP) — David Ortiz is staying with the Boston Red Sox, agreeing to the team’s offer of salary arbitration. The 36-year-old designated hitter has been with Boston since 2003. He hit .309 last season with 29 homers and 96 RBIs, making $12.65 million in the option year of a contract that paid him $63,225,000 over five seasons.