Red Sox Notes: Ortiz, Victor Martinez

A few Red Sox bullet points today…

  • David Ortiz told Dennis & Callahan he'd like to play three or four more years, and wants to finish his career with the Red Sox.  In my opinion, for that to happen, Ortiz will need to be willing to go one year at a time and also sign for much less than his $12.5MM 2011 club option.
  • Also on Dennis & Callahan, catcher Victor Martinez said he has not discussed an extension with the Red Sox yet.
  • In an article for Baseball America, Maury Brown notes that the Red Sox exceeded the luxury tax threshold four times but only paid a total of $13.86MM.  Maury's article concerns the luxury tax and revenue sharing in general; check it out.

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