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    The Phillie's Ryan Howard, nicknamed "The Big Piece", just inked a $125 million deal to hold down first base for the next five years. The lefty is going on his eighth season with the team.
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    By 2015, Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee will have earned $120 million thanks to a five year contract.
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    Mark Teixeira will earn $22.8 million for the 2012 season as a part of an eight year agreement with the New York Yankees. The first baseman reportedly lost 15 pounds during the off-season by adding fruit and vegetable juices to his diet.
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    Second generation baseball star Prince Fielder (his father is Cecil "Big Daddy" Fielder), scored a $214 million contract with the Detroit Tigers, where the first basemen will play until 2020.
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    Powerhouse pitcher C.C. Sabathia hopes to help the Yankee's win a 28th World Series championship this year. Sabathia will be paid $24 million this season. The 6-foot-7 pitcher had an ERA of 3.00 in 2011.
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    Left-handed starting pitcher Johan Santana, the highest paid pitcher in Major League Baseball, will make $24.4 million this year. The two-time Cy Young Award winner had an ERA of 1.8 in 2011.
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    Right fielder Ichiro Suzuki is sure to spark a bidding war when he becomes a free agent next season. The Japanese born slugger's eleven years of loyalty to the Seattle Mariners haven't gone unnoticed by the team, which is expected to pay Suzuki $24.5 million in the final year of his contract.
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    Shortstop Derek Jeter has consistently been one of the best-paid players in baseball. Entering his 17th year with the Yankees, Jeter is slated to earn $25 million.
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    Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer is expected to earn $27 million this year. In 2011, Mauer battled pneumonia, a sore neck, a viral infection and a "mysterious bilateral leg weakness" according to ESPN. The catcher said he has recovered and is ready for the 2012 season.
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    Alex Rodriguez, the third baseman affectionately known as A-Rod by fans was signed to a ten year, $275 million contract by the New York Yankees. As the highest paid man in baseball, A-Rod stands to make $32 million during the 2012 season.
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