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Astros | Jose Veras contract has closing bonus

Updating previous items, the contract signed by Houston Astros RP Jose Veras calls for possible extra money should he close games this season. The team has said Veras will get a shot at the closing job. Veras would stand to earn not just his $1.85 million base salary in '13, but also as much as $500,000 in incentives based on games finished. His deal also includes a $3.25 million club option or $150,000 buyout for 2014 and the size of the option can increase to between $4 million and $5.5 million based on games finished, with Veras again eligible to receive $500,000 in incentives.

2012-12-21 23:53:15 | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

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