"I've been here eight years," Ramirez said Tuesday. "Everybody knows I've always liked playing here. I would love to stay here. This is where I want to be."
With the Cubs' lack of run producers in the minor leagues at third base, exploring a two or three-year deal for Ramirez is a plausible scenario. Ramirez said "of course" a multi-year deal would be all right with him.