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Rockies.MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports the Colorado Rockies signed first-round pick P Tyler Matzek to a deal with a club-record $3.9 million signing bonus. Matzek will receive $2,000 within 45 days of contract approval, and two installments of $950,000 by June 1. In addition, he is enrolled in the Major League Baseball College Scholarship Program, which is worth $16,000 for eight semesters -- $12,000 for tuition books and fees and $4,000 for room and board.

2009-08-18 05:40:57 | Source:

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