Yunel Escobar Signs Contract Extension With Rays
The deal is a two-year deal worth $13M and includes a club option. The first year of the deal eliminates the club option for 2015 at the same $5M dollar value as his old deal, adds a $7M for 2016, and the 2017 club option is worth $7M and includes a $1M buyout.
Prior to this afternoon’s game he spoke to the media:
Robbie Knopf at Rays Colored Glasses was the first to report that the two sides were discussing a contract extension (LINK).