Found July 20, 2013 on NESN.com:
It’s rare nowadays to see a player stay with one team throughout his entire career. Dustin Pedroia might be on the path to becoming such a player. Pedroia and the Red Sox are discussing a long-term contract extension that could exceed $100 million and keep the four-time All-Star in Boston for the foreseeable future, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan. The contract reportedly would make Pedroia the game’s highest-paid second baseman. Passan reports that while the two sides must still bridge a gap in dollars and years, both parties are motivated to make a deal. The general framework of the contract, according to Passan, could be an annual salary of around $20 million for five or six years, which is in line with the six-year, $100 million extension that Evan Longoria signed with the Rays this past offseason. Pedroia is under contract for two more years after this season. He is slated to make $10 million in 2014, and the Red Sox hold an $11 million club option for 2015. But the Red...
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