title iconRafael Devers rejects Red Sox contract extension, MLB rumor claims

Rafael Devers

NBC Sports Boston previously reported that Rafael Devers rejected a contract extension offer.There were apparently snags in the contract talks between Rafael Devers and the Boston Red Sox.

Devers declining the team's

The news of Devers declining the team's offer before Friday's opener first came from MLB insider Hector Gomez. Devers is two seasons away from becoming an unrestricted free agent.

Chris Cotillo

According to Chris Cotillo of MassLive, Devers does not want to discuss an extension once the season begins, which could be a slight, but brief, saving grace for the postponement of the team's opener against the New York Yankees until Friday.

Red Sox offered to Devers

It is unclear how much the Red Sox offered to Devers. Last season, the 25-year-old Devers hit .279 for the Red Sox with a career-high 38 home runs and 113 runs batted in.