Cards ex­tend Martinez

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

The St. Louis Car­di­nals and righthander Car­los Martinez have agreed to a $51-mil­lion, five-year con­tract ex­ten­sion that buys out his ar­bi­tra­tion years and in­cludes two team op­tions, ac­cord­ing to a per­son di­rect knowl­edge of the deal. The con­tract breaks the record for a pitcher reach­ing ar­bi­tra­tion for the first time. Martinez, 25, went 14-7 with a 3.01 ERA and was voted an all-star two years ago, and 16-9 with a 3.04 ERA last sea­son.

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