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    Gibbons Signs LTC with Os....

    http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_yl...v=ap&type=lgns

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    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Jay Gibbons got some big financial security when agreed Tuesday to a $21.1 million, four-year contract.

    The contract for the 28-year-old calls for salaries of $4.2 million this year, $5 million in 2007, $5.7 million in 2008 and $6.2 million in 2009. The agreement followed a season in which he batted .277 with 26 homers and 79 RBIs in 139 games.
    Wow Dunns price probably just went up :thumbdown .

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    Re: Gibbons Signs LTC with Os....

    Unreal. Maybe Dunn is "worth" that 9 million he is seeking. Marketwise anyways, he probably deserves 8-9 if Gibbons is worth 5.25 million a year.

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    Re: Gibbons Signs LTC with Os....

    Jay Gibbons is a 5th outfielder on a good team and a 4th on some bad teams.

    Corner-men with a .315 career on base percentage should make much, much closer to the league minimum.

    Hi, my name's Jay and I make a lot of outs."
    How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids


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