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Ortiz Looking To Stay With Red Sox Beyond 2014

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP/CBS) — World Series MVP David Ortiz says he hopes to renew his contract with the Boston Red Sox for another year.

The 38-year-old said in a news conference Wednesday in the Dominican Republic that he will keep playing as long as he feels physically healthy.

READ: An Appreciation Of David Ortiz

Ortiz won the World Series MVP award last month after reaching base in 11 of 16 at-bats with two home runs and six RBIs. He had a .309 average with 30 homers, 70 extra-base hits and 103 RBIs in 137 regular season games this past season.

The slugger is entering the final year of a two-year contract he signed with Boston last winter. Ortiz played one one-year contracts in 2011 and 2012, and lobbied for a multi-year extension in each of those seasons.

WATCH: Ortiz Appears On David Letterman

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