David Price contract: Red Sox star staying in Boston, will not exercise opt-out
Price made the announcement right before the Red Sox's World Series parade
"I'm opting in. I'm not going anywhere," Price said. "I want to win here. We did that this year and I want to do it again."
Price's contract included an opt-out clause that would have allowed him to test free agency after the 2018 season.
In his third season with Boston, Price had his best season as a member of the Red Sox posting a 16-7 record and 3.58 ERA. The 33-year-old alsoin the last month and won two games, including the World Series-clinching Game 5, against the Dodgers.
Price has four years and $127 million remaining on the seven-year, $217 million contract he signed before the 2015 season. Price will earn $31 million for the 2019 season and $32 million annually for the three campaigns that follow.
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