The Tampa Bay Rays have locked up one of their franchise cornerstones for a long time.
The team tweeted that it had extended All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria's contract through the 2022 season, with a team option for 2023.
The deal adds $100 million to his existing contract, which was set to run through 2016.
His original deal, which was for six years and $17.5 million, had been viewed as low by agents. But now, at 10 years and $136 million total, it looks more fitting, tweeted FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal.
Longoria, the 2008 Rookie of the Year, is a three-time All-Star. Despite missing more than half the season last year, he hit .289 with 17 home runs and 55 RBI.
"We drafted Evan in 2006 with the belief that he and the organization would grow with each other and together accomplish great things. That is why the Rays and Evan signed a long-term contract in 2008, and it is why we are extending our commitments today. Evan has clearly become a cornerstone player and a fixture...