Entering his third year at the helm, it’s been a mixed bag for Red Sox manager John Farrell. So why extend his contract now?
There’s no snow in the forecast, but that hasn’t stopped the Patriots from making a flurry of transactions Friday morning.
Patrick Chung will remain in New England for the next three seasons.
Claude Julien has his detractors in the media, but Gresh and Zolak are not one of them. They’re in favor of the contract extension for the Bruins head coach.
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.