Pitcher Corey Kluber, Red Sox finalize $10M, 1-year contract

BOSTON (AP) — Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber and the Boston Red Sox finalized a $10 million, one-year contract. The deal includes an $11 million club option for 2024, which could escalate by $2 million based on starts this year: $500,000 for 20 and $750,000 apiece for 25 and 30. He can earn $2 million in performance bonuses for starts: also $500,000 for 20 and $750,000 each for 25 and 30. In addition, Boston avoided salary arbitration with left-hander Josh Taylor by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,025,000.

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