BOSTON, Mass. (NEWS CENTER) - David Ortiz has said he'd like to retire as a member of the Red Sox. His new extension with Boston will help insure that.
According to multiple reports, the 17-year MLB vet has signed a one-year contraction extension for $16 million with vesting options in 2016 and 2017.
The new deal represents an increase in salary from his current two-year, $30 contract, which expires at the end of the season.
In his 11 seasons with the Sox, the 2013 World Series MVP has been selected to nine All-Star teams,averaged close 34 home runs and 108 R.B.I. a season with a.292 battting average and .390 on-base percentage.