According to the Boston Globe’s Alex Speier, the Red Sox and Chris Sale are nearing a contract extension.
Breaking: LHP Chris Sale and the Red Sox are close to an agreement on a contract extension https://t.co/YjJhMXbmQe— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) March 22, 2019
Sale is set to hit free agency after this season. The left-handed has openly discussed his interest in a contract extension with the Red Sox.
Dave Dombrowski will attempt to reach extensions with several Red Sox players this season who are set to hit the market after this season.
The Red Sox have completed the deal to keep Chris Sale in Boston, according to Jeff Passan. It’s a multi-year deal to ensure that their ace remains for a couple of more seasons.
Chris Sale’s deal, if completed, is likely to be in the five-year, $150 million range, league sources tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 22, 2019
Rejoice Red Sox Nation, Sale Day isn’t going anywhere.