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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.

Writer:WINK News
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