The two sides had agreed to terms on Sunday, and he was introduced in a press conference outside JetBlue Park, at Fenway South, on Wednesday.
He will make $20 million this season and next, $22.5 million in 2024-2025, and $25 million in 2026-2027.
He will have the choice to opt out of his deal after 2025, but Boston can then opt into the remaining contract by exercising his 2028 club option.
Story, who posted a .800 OPS in 2021 with the Colorado Rockies, is expected to play second base for the Red Sox in 2022.
Depending on Xander Bogaerts’ own opt-out decision after 2022, he could slide to shortstop next year or stay at second base.
Story Will Make His Grapefruit League Debut This Weekend
Story is ready to start his spring training preparations immediately.
“Trevor Story will get at-bats in minor league games today and tomorrow and is likely to make his Grapefruit League debut Saturday,” Red Sox beat writer for Mass Live Chris Cotillo tweeted.
Trevor Story will get at-bats in minor league games today and tomorrow and is likely to make his Grapefruit League debut Saturday.
— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) March 24, 2022
The addition of Story was a necessary one for the Red Sox, who didn’t have a good offseason up to this point.
Story changes things somewhat, though, as he is a very talented player who had excellent years in Colorado.
Last year, he had a bit of a down season, slashing .251/.329/.471 with 24 homers and 20 stolen bases.
If that’s his down year, the Red Sox will surely take it every day of the week.
He is capable of much more, though.
For example, in 2018, he slashed .291/.348/.567 with 37 round-trippers and 27 steals.
The Red Sox hope to get several productive years out of their new infielder.