The deal is worth $16 million and will keep the slugger in Boston through the end of the 2015 season. The extension also includes options for 2016 and 2017.
Ben Volin of the Boston Globe came on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show Tuesday morning to discuss the latest in the Patriots-Wilfork staring match.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche told Toucher and Rich he is confident in this 2014 Red Sox lineup despite all the youth, and Lester and the front office could find themselves in a lengthy contract negotiation.
If $25 million average annual value is what it would take to sign Jon Lester to a long term deal, should the Red Sox extend themselves for that?
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill allowing the state’s racetracks to continue simulcasting greyhound and horse races from other states for another six months.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation to ensure unemployed workers who exhaust their state benefits remain eligible for federally-funded benefit extensions.
Are the unemployed going to receive another extension or are they going to have to wait for Washington to stop bickering and playing politics again? – Ron, Leominster