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Friday, August 23, 2013
Source: Dice-K making $100k with Mets

By Adam Rubin

NEW YORK -- The Mets are not paying a large sum for Daisuke Matsuzaka. In fact, they're paying only a prorated portion of the $490,000 major league minimum, with no bonuses, according to a major league source.

Because Matsuzaka will only be with the Mets for 38 days out of a 183-day season, he should only earn 20.8 percent of the major league minimum.

So the precise cost should be: $101,748.63.