In an odd and unexpected story line this off-season, designated hitter extraordinaire David Ortiz is adamant that he wants a contract extension from the Boston Red Sox.
He recently said that, without a contract extension, it would be “time to move on.” Big Papi echoed those sentiments in an interview today, saying that he “knows it is a business” and that he hopes that he will be rewarded for continuing to do a good job. He ended by saying: “Hopefully I don’t have to go wear another uniform.”
Of course, nobody is saying he would have to do anything. Nevertheless, here is the video, complete with Ortiz doing a sort of bizarre Dr. Evil impression (courtesy of MLB.com):