Ricky Romero signs 5-year extension

Updated: August 14, 2010, 8:37 PM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Toronto Blue Jays signed left-hander Ricky Romero to a five-year, $30.1 million contract extension Saturday.

The 25-year-old Romero is the second player rookie general manager Alex Anthopoulos has locked up with a long-term deal. The Blue Jays have an option for a sixth year that would increase the value of the contract to over $43 million.

"I'm really, really happy it's done and that it's over with," Romero said in the Blue Jays' dugout at Angel Stadium before ...

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