Jon Lester is worth more than the $13 million the team is paying him now, but if he hits free agency he’ll likely get way overpaid, which is why Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti feel like they need to be “very careful” in doing this contract extension.
By all accounts the Red Sox and Lester are on amicable terms, but they have mutually decided to put the negotiations on pause for the time being.
Luckily for Patriots fans, #75 will likely not be playing for another team for the rest of his NFL career.
Between his MVP-caliber play and his status as a Boston sports icon, the designated hitter is now guaranteed to be a Red Sox for life – but is the contract extension (essentially a severance package) good business? Zo & Flynn discuss.
It’s Monday, January 27th 2014, pitchers and catchers report to spring training two weeks from Saturday and Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is once again bringing up contract talks.
Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.
Death, taxes and David Ortiz demanding a contract extension – only this time, Michael Felger thinks Big Papi deserves it.
The Boston Head’s Jeff Howe spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about the rumors surrounding Rob Gronkowski’s possible contract extension, Wes Welker’s contract situation and Patrick Chung.
Shawn Thornton joined Toucher & Rich to discuss the new contract, the win over the Philadelphia Flyers and the upcoming West Coast trip.
The New England Patriots have given linebacker Jerod Mayo a five-year contract extension.