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Pirates | Linares receives guaranteed money

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dejan Kovacevic reports Pittsburgh Pirates P Serguey Linares, the Cuban defector signed by the Pirates to a minor-league contract, received $125,000 in guaranteed money. Baseball America magazine said that Linares had agreed to a $460,000 deal with the Boston Red Sox in October, but he did not pass the Red Sox's physical because of a slightly torn rotator cuff due to an abnormal bone growth in his right shoulder.

2007-02-08 00:21:38 | Source:

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