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Baseball Values Character Over Cash

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If exactly the right man says just the wrong words, a blurred image can snap into focus. Like a smack in the face, we see the picture more clearly.

“I could play for the worst team if they paid the most,” said Zack Greinke, who signed the second-biggest contract ever for a pitcher at $147 million for six years to be a Los Angeles Dodger. “It’s obviously the number one thing.”

Greinke made clear in an interview with CBSSports.com that, in picking the Dodgers...

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