Young agrees to five-year extension with Texas

Updated: March 2, 2007, 5:06 PM ET
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Michael Young signed an $80 million, five-year contract extension Friday to remain with the Texas Rangers through 2013, a move that solidifies the three-time All-Star shortstop as the face of the franchise.

The extension is for 2009-13 and includes no-trade provisions. Young is scheduled to make $3.5 million this season and a $5 million club option in 2008, after which he would have been able to become a free agent without a new deal.

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