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Risk, legacy and the future of the Red Sox: Five questions about Chris Sale's extension

Of the top 30 players in baseball, five have signed extensions this week alone. But a few factors help make Chris Sale's deal unique.

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Red Sox sign Sale to 5-year, $145M extension

The deal also includes an opt-out after three years and a vesting sixth-year option worth at least $20 million.

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Sale looks forward to being in Boston for 'years to come'

Chris Sale thanks his family, teammates and coaching staff for their support after signing a 5-year, $145 million extension with the Red Sox.

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