Hot off the Wire news, rumors and tips

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:

Access more Serguey Linares news and rumors by clicking here....

What do you think? Sound off!

For additional MLB information, please view KFFL's MLB Hot off the Wire.

Fantasy Sports News

NFL Hot off the Wire News | MLB Hot off the Wire News | NASCAR Hot off the Wire News