Sunday, March 08, 2009

Lester Signed For 5 Years, $30 Million

Theo Epstein made another brilliant move with the young players on the Red Sox by locking up Jon Lester to a five year, $30 million deal, which also includes a $13 million club option for the 2014 season. The deal will be officially done when Lester takes a physical this week.

Lester joins Kevin Youkilis and Dustin Pedroia as players who reached contract extensions with the Red Sox this winter. They continue to build a solid core of players who came up through the system and will be playing at Fenway Park for many years to come. Here's more from Yahoo Sports.

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