According to Rob Bradford of WEEI, outfielder Jason Bay has yet to discuss a contract extension with the Red Sox. Bay put his chances of reaching free agency after the ’09 season at 50-50, while also professing his love for Boston. Click here to take a look at the rest of the 2010 free agent market – there are plenty of good hitters aside from Bay.
On January 12th, Tony Massarotti of the Boston Globe wrote that the Red Sox plan to discuss an extension with Bay before the season begins but after the remaining big-name free agent outfielders sign. We’re still waiting on Bobby Abreu, Adam Dunn, and Manny Ramirez however.