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Former Red Sox exec inks Phillies ace Zack Wheeler to historic extension

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2024
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The Philadelphia Phillies continue showing their high-value players the money. On Monday, they finalized an extension for Zack Wheeler, signing their ace to a three-year extension worth $126 million. The $42 million average annual value is an MLB record-breaking sum for an extension. After beginning his career with the division-rival New York Mets, Wheeler came to the Phillies as a five-year, $118 million free-agent signing before the 2020 season. Since trading in the blue and orange for red pinstripes, the right-hander has been one of the game’s most dominant and...

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