Left-wing Chris Salle and Boston Red Sox have agreed to extend the contract, pending a physical next week, sources of the league have been confirmed by Jeff Passan of ESPN.
The five-year deal is in the range of $ 150 million, the league sources said Pasan. The deal adds to Sale's current contract (remains one year) and will go through the 2024 season.
Athletic has for the first time reported that there is an agreement.
The Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale wants to make 30 plus plus plus 200-plus inning, as he did in four of his previous five seasons.
The sale, which will mark 30 on March 30, was in the last season of a five-year deal signed with Chicago White Sox. before the 2013 season. The contract guarantees $ 32.5 million, including an option to buy back in 2017. The deal will bring him $ 59 million for seven seasons plus prize bonuses.
In the second place and the seven-time All-Star, the sale of AL Cy Young ranked second in Game 5 of the 2018 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers to close down Boston's fourth season for 15 seasons.
The sale, which launched the All-Star game for the third consecutive season in 2018, went on 12-4 with 2.11 ERA and 237 outs. in 158 innings. He finished fourth in Cy Young's vote.
The sale also dealt with a shoulder inflammation, which led to two breaks in the list of injuries in the second half, along with the reduced speed and dominance in the playoffs.