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FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz’s agent, Fernando Cuza, was waiting outside the Red Sox clubhouse Tuesday when his client got finished working out.
Cuza said it was merely a social call to touch base with Ortiz, something he does every year. But Cuza plans to stay around for a few days to speak to Red Sox principal owner John Henry.
Cuza said he has not yet engaged in any discussions with the Red Sox about an extension for Ortiz, who is signed though the end of the coming season. But he is prepared for that to happen.
“There is something to talk about. We’ll see what happens,” Cuza said.
The 38-year-old Ortiz drew a large crowd to watch him take batting practice on Field 1.