The Boston Red Sox have given right handed starting pitcher Rick Porcello a four-year extension worth $82.5 million.
An announcement about the extension for Porcello came following the Red Sox shutout win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.
Porcello: 4 years, $82.5M
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Porcello, 26, will make $12.5 million this season. He is scheduled to start Wednesday’s game against the Phillies.
Porcello owns a career 76-63 record to go with a 4.31 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. A year ago he had his best major league season as he won a career high 15 gmes and posted a best 3.43 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP topping 200 innings for the first time in his career.