Reported: Chris Sale close to 5-year contract extension with Red Sox
A hometown hero looks to be closing in on a major contract agreement with the Boston Red Sox.
According to The Boston Globe, pitcher Chris Sale is close to solidifying a five-year contract extension Friday, which would keep him playing home games at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts through 2024.
The deal is reportedly worth an estimated $145 million.
Sale, originally from Lakeland, made a name for himself in Southwest Florida as a member of the FGCU Eagles baseball team.
— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) March 22, 2019