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Young's contract with Phillies has a weight bonus

Young's contract with Phillies has a weight bonus

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delmon Young has some incentive to lay off the desserts: He can earn $600,000 based on his weight this season.
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  • Leyland ready to see what Rondon can do

    Leyland ready to see what Rondon can do

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    To have the closer as the most serious question left isn't the worst sign for a team heading into Spring Training. For a contending team, though, it's a serious question, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland sounded Wednesday like someone making it his priori…
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  • No longer a rookie skipper, Ventura ready for 2013

    No longer a rookie skipper, Ventura ready for 2013

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    Robin Ventura never coached or managed at any level before replacing Ozzie Guillen prior to the 2012 campaign. He proved to be a natural in the position, leading the White Sox to first place in the American League Central Division for 117 days.
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  • Jake Mauer excited to lead Twins' new Class A club

    Jake Mauer excited to lead Twins' new Class A club

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    After going through candidates for their vacant Class A Cedar Rapids managing job, the Twins decided to stay in house and went with a familiar name in Jake Mauer -- Joe's older brother.
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