Zobrist's salary rises to $4.5M in 2011

Updated: April 26, 2010, 5:29 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist gets a $561,900 signing bonus as part of a three-year contract extension that guarantees him $18 million for 2010-13.

The utilityman is making $438,100 this season under a one-year contract agreed to in March. The extension announced Friday adds salaries of $4.5 million in both 2011 and 2012 and $5.5 million in 2013.

Tampa Bay has a $7 million club option for 2014 with a $2.5 million buyout. If that is exercised, the Rays can exercise ...

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