NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2
Oakland Raiders vs. New England Patriots, 1:00 pm
On WBZ-TV and 98.5 The Sports Hub | Listen LIVE
What To Watch For | Game Preview | Predictions | Local Picks

Red Sox

Gresh & Zo: David Ortiz’s Contract And His Importance To The Sox

View Comments
Red Sox DH David Ortiz. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Red Sox DH David Ortiz. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Red Sox Central
Shop for Red Sox Gear
Buy Red Sox Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

A few days ago there was a report that David Ortiz was disappointed that the Red Sox had yet to approach him about a new contract, even though he’s had a very good year.

This surfaced days after Ortiz barged into Terry Francona’s press conference, upset over a scoring decision that took away an RBI he had originally earned. Then, we hear that it was Dustin Pedroia who started the entire “scoring controversy” by joking with the big guy that John Henry and Theo Epstein lobbied to have the RBI taken away.

Oh Dustin…

Now, Pedey weighs in on Ortiz’ importance to the team and his expiring deal.

“We want David here, everyone wants David here. He wants to be here,” said the Red Sox second baseman before Boston’s 4-3 win over the Twins Tuesday night. “The business side of baseball, it works itself out. The kind of year he’s having definitely puts pressure on the organization to sign him back.”

After listening to the Pedroia audio, Gresh & Zo give their thoughts on the whole David Ortiz situation.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,029 other followers