Pedroia to get $100 million deal from Red Sox

BOSTON - Second baseman Dustin Pedroia will remain the face of the Boston Red Sox for the next decade after agreeing to a seven-year, $100 million contract extension.

Pedroia, 29, is poised to become the highest-paid 5-foot-6, 165-pound player in the history of the game.

The Red Sox and Pedroia made significant progress for a contract extension worth $100 million during the All-Star Break. Talks have been ongoing since the offseason, and the fan favorite continues to be a productive sparkplug in the Boston lineup.

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