Will Venable signs 2-year extension

Updated: September 3, 2013, 2:55 PM ET
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The San Diego Padres have signed outfielder Will Venable to an $8.5 million, two-year contract extension through 2015.

The Padres announced the deal Tuesday on their official Twitter account:

#Padres sign OF Will Venable to a two-year contract extension through the 2015 season.

— San Diego Padres (@Padres) September 3, 2013

Venable, son of former big leaguer Max Venable, will make $4.25 million in each of the next two seasons.

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