Rays, Logan Forsythe Have Interest In Contract Extension
Logan Forsythe was affordable production for the Rays. It makes sense for them financially to lock him up early, and it's hard for a player to turn down early money. Especially a late bloomer like Forsythe.
The sides may talk about a long-term deal at some point this winter. The Rays and infielder Logan Forsythe have preliminary mutual interest in a contract extension, according to multiple industry sources. It is currently unclear if the sides have had any talks about a long-term deal. Forsythe, 28, is entering the arbitration process for the second time in his career and will eligible for free agency after the 2017 season. He enjoyed a breakout season in 2015 with Tampa, hitting .281/.359/.444 with 17 home runs and 68 RBI in 153 games.
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