Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Dustin Pedroia is the face of the Red Sox, and he’s going to continue to hold that role for a very long time. The Boston second baseman has signed a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the club, according to multiple reports. WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford was the first to report the news, and that was later confirmed by USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. Pedroia will reportedly make $100 million over the course of the contract or roughly $14.3 million per season. Pedroia signed a six-year contract following the 2008 season, a year he won the American League MVP, Gold Glove and Silver Slugger. That deal was supposed to have a team option for the 2015, but according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman, the first year of the new contract will now replace that option year. That means Pedroia is signed to be with the Red Sox through the 2021 season. Pedroia and Red Sox have agreed in principle on extension. Starts in 2015 goes to '21. Comes down to approximatey 7 years for $100 million— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) July 23, 2013 Indeed, confirmed, Pedroia agrees to seven-year deal for about $100 million, as reported by @bradfo— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 23, 2013 Here extension for Pedroia is at doorstep: 2015 option for $11 million will now be new 1st-yr $$, deal thru 2021 #Redsox— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) July 23, 2013 Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Headlines
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