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Contract Extension

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Red Sox Need To Be Very Careful With Lester’s Contract

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Red Sox starter Jon Lester. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Lester Put Contract Talks On Hold

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/31/2014

Vince Wilfork (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Volin: ‘Cooler Heads Prevailed’ In Wilfork Negotiations

Luckily for Patriots fans, #75 will likely not be playing for another team for the rest of his NFL career.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/28/2014

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Did David Ortiz Deserve This Severance Package/Contract Extension?

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/24/2014

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox looks out to the crowd from a float during the World Series victory parade on November 2, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Ortiz Aiming For New Contract…Again

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/27/2014

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Abraham On Toucher & Rich: Lester Will Take ‘Modest’ Discount, Not ‘Hometown’ Discount

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/24/2014

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz celebrates after winning the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Felger: Ortiz Has A Case For Contract Extension

Death, taxes and David Ortiz demanding a contract extension – only this time, Michael Felger thinks Big Papi deserves it.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/18/2013

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Howe On Toucher & Rich: Possible Gronkowski Contract Extension ‘Very Surprising’

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.

98.5 The Sports Hub–06/08/2012

Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins and Mikael Samuelsson #26 of the Florida Panthers exchange words in front of the net on January 16, 2012 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Bruins defeated the Panthers 3-2 in a shoot out. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Thornton ‘Ecstatic’ About Extension

Shawn Thornton joined Toucher & Rich to discuss the new contract, the win over the Philadelphia Flyers and the upcoming West Coast trip.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/19/2012

Jerod Mayo #51 of the New England Patriots looks on from the sideline during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 11, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The New England Patriots defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 47-12. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Patriots Sign Jerod Mayo To 5-Year Extension

The New England Patriots have given linebacker Jerod Mayo a five-year contract extension.

12/17/2011

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