Red Sox and Dustin Pedroia agree on extension


The Boston Red Sox and All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia, 29, have agreed on a seven-year contract worth around $100 million, according to a report by Rob Bradford of

The deal, according to the report, will begin after the 2014 season and run through 2021. It will pay Pedroia an average of around $14 million per season. He is currently playing on a six-year, $40.5 million contract that runs through next season.

The deal makes Pedroia the first second baseman with a $100 million contract.  He will receive a full no-trade clause.

Pedroia is batting .308 with six homers, 57 RBIs and and has an .807 OPS this season.

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