Rays sign Blake Snell to 5-year, $50 million contract

wfla.com - 03-21


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) - The Tampa Bay Rays and Blake Snell have agreed to a five-year contract that will keep the pitcher in the Tampa Bay area until 2023. The Rays announced the $50 million contract on Thursday. A spokesman says it could pay him an additional $2 million in incentives. The five-year deal extends through the 2023 season. That would have been Snell's first year of free agency.