Report: Hanley Ramirez’s deal is four-years, $88 million with a vesting option for a fifth


Ken Rosenthal has some new details on Hanley Ramirez’s deal with the Red Sox:

This makes more sense from Ramirez’s perspective, as it makes him a $20 million+ player both for the guaranteed and vesting part of the deal. One assumes the vesting part is to protect the Sox against a physical breakdown of Ramirez.