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Francisco Liriano's bathroom fall affects Pirates contract

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10:51 AM ET 02.09 | After reportedly breaking his arm in a bathroom fall, Francisco Liriano's Pirates contract will only included $1 million guaranteed and up to $11.74 million in bonuses according to Tom Singer of MLB.com via Twitter: That bathroom fall cost Liriano quite a sum: Per sources, his deal guaranteed for $1M (from original $12.75M) with $11.75M in option/bonuses

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February 9, 2013  10:58 AM ET

He had a forgettable White Sox stint.

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February 9, 2013  12:29 PM ET
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Perhaps his suckiness the last few years affected his contract even more...

his stats in the last 3 years were backwards and nothing positive out of his career, he was lucky to get a million deal, after all fall or no fall the competition most go on,,,

February 9, 2013  12:31 PM ET
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He broke his arm some other way. They always blame the bathroom fall. Who falls in a bathroom anyway?

the bathroom is the last place to fall, accidents happens but very seldom to an sport person!!!

February 9, 2013  12:42 PM ET

Good for the Bucs for making him earn his money, instead of guaranteeing all of it.

February 9, 2013  12:58 PM ET
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Good for the Bucs for making him earn his money, instead of guaranteeing all of it.

Small market teams are smart in that way.

February 9, 2013  01:11 PM ET
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Small market teams are smart in that way.

the small teams aren't any smalls any more,,,,but they still refusing to sign either KYLE lohse or BOURN wonder why???

February 9, 2013  02:00 PM ET

wiseup Liriano's so called fall in bathroom will not only cost Liriano it will cost the Pirates for 1 year. Pirates were wise to only Guarentee one year. Liriano could kiss the bonus goodbye.

February 9, 2013  03:23 PM ET
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He broke his arm some other way. They always blame the bathroom fall. Who falls in a bathroom anyway?

he's too young to be falling in the bathroom.

February 9, 2013  05:45 PM ET

typical pirate signing. heard they really wanted to sign bob feller.

February 9, 2013  08:41 PM ET
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he's too young to be falling in the bathroom.

He forgot to pull up his pants after doing his business.

 
February 10, 2013  07:15 AM ET
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He forgot to pull up his pants after doing his business.

Ugh. What an awful after-image, Bishop.

o:)

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