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Michael Chavis Could provide a Shot in the Arm for the Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox made a series of roster moves on Friday. Infielder Eduardo Nunez was placed on the 10-day injured list with a mid-back strain and Tzu-Wei Lin and Michael Chavis were called up since second baseman Dustin Pedroia and infielder Brock Holt are on the injured list.

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Raiders releasing Seth Roberts Hurts Jon Gruden’s Goal

The Oakland Raiders released wide receiver Seth Roberts last Thursday. The release comes one day after the Raiders signed wide receiver Ryan Grant.

Roberts would have had a base salary of $4.45 million for the 2019 season. By releasing Roberts the Raiders save $4.65 million in cap space, according to ESPN.

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Mets did the right thing by giving Jacob deGrom a well-earned contract extension

Just a couple of days before the season began, the New York Mets ended the contract talks with ace pitcher Jacob deGrom by signing him to a contract extension. The deal is for five years and replaces deGrom’s current contract.

The deal is worth $137.5 million and includes an opt-out after 2022 and a full no-trade clause. There is a $32.5 million club-option for 2024 that could bring the value of the deal to $170 million. deGrom’s deal is tied with Johan Santana for the 14th biggest deal given to a pitcher, according to Baseball Reference, per Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post.

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