Rafael Devers and Red Sox agree to 11-year, $331 million extension

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    Rafael Devers he had agreed to a one-year, $17.5 million deal by 2023 avoiding arbitration.

The Boston Red Sox aren't letting their star third baseman get away.

Rafael Devers is here. He is finalizing an 11-year, $331 million extension with Boston, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the move.

The Red Sox had signed Devers to a one-year, $17.5 million deal Tuesday to avoid arbitration, and signs were pointing. The two sides would work to reach an agreement Wednesday.

Devers has become one of the best hitters in the game, tied for sixth in the MLB in extra-base hits (146 hits). ) over the past two seasons and hitting .287/.355/.530 ​​(137 OPS+). The left-handed slugger is ready. He is entering his seventh major league season, but is still only 26 years old.

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