Source: Ramirez agrees to six-year, $70 million contract with Marlins

Updated: May 11, 2008, 9:46 AM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Florida Marlins and shortstop Hanley Ramirez agreed on a contract extension for six years and $70 million, according to a source who spoke with ESPNdeportes.com.

"It's a very convenient agreement for both parties," said the source Friday night on condition of anonymity. "Hanley secures his financial future and the Marlins secure one of the most complete players in baseball for a relatively good price."

The contract will be finalized after Ramirez passes ...

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