BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers has agreed to an 11-year, $331 million extension with the Boston Crimson Sox, an individual with data of the settlement instructed The Related Press on Wednesday.
The individual spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of the crew has not introduced the deal.
Locking up Devers, a two-time All-Star third baseman, was an necessary transfer for the Crimson Sox and their anxious followers after All-Star shortstop Xander Bogaerts, the hapless J.J.
The crew and Devers, 26, reached a brand new deal a day after he agreed to a one-year, $17.5 million contract to keep away from arbitration in his ultimate 12 months below crew management.
Devers’ extension is the longest-term dedication of the Crimson Sox and normal supervisor Chaim Bloom this offseason, changing the five-year, $90 million deal signed by Japanese star Masataka Yoshida.
Devers was an AL beginning All-Star third baseman the previous two years. In 141 video games final season, he batted .295 with 42 doubles, 27 house runs and 88 RBI.
The Crimson Sox are attempting to bounce again from a 2022 season that noticed them end 78-84, final within the ultra-competitive AL East. A 12 months in the past, they gained 92 video games and reached the ALCS.
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