The Red Sox tonight announced that David Ortiz has signed an extension that is expected to keep him in Boston for the remainder of his career.
OFFICIAL: #RedSox & David Ortiz agreed today on a 1-yr. extension through 2015 with a club/vesting option for 2016 & a club option for 2017.— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) March 24, 2014
In light of the Big Papi news, here are the best 10 moments from his career with the Red Sox.
10. 2003: Ortiz hits his first home run as a member of the Red Sox.
9. 2003: Ortiz’s two-run, eighth-inning double gives Boston a lead over Oakland in Game 4 of the ALDS.
8. 2006: Ortiz becomes Boston’s single-season home run leader after hitting his 51st dinger of the season.
7. 2004: Papi's first-inning two-run homer gives Boston the lead in ALCS Game 7 against the Yankees.
6. 2004: Ortiz sends the Red Sox to the ALCS with a walk-off home run against the Angels.
5. 2013: Ortiz goes 3-for-3 and rallies teammates in Game 4 of the World Series.
4. 2013: Ortiz’s eighth-inning grand slam ties the game against Detroit in Game 2 of the ALCS.
3. 2004: Ortiz notches his second consecutive walk-off hit against the Yankees in the ALCS.
2. 2013: Ortiz rallies an emotional Fenway Park crowd after the devastation of the Boston Marathon bombings.
1. 2004: Trailing 3-0 in the series, Ortiz’s extra-inning blast gives the Red Sox life in the ALCS.