Sources: Payments more than two weeks late
NEW YORK -- The Tampa Bay Devil Rays, said to be having cash-flow problems earlier this year, were more than two weeks late before making nearly $1 million in deferred payments to Steve Trachsel and Gerald Williams, several baseball officials told The Associated Press.
Trachsel, now pitching for the New York Mets, was due
$428,571.43 on June 30 under a contract he signed with Tampa Bay
two years ago. But the Devil Rays did not direct deposit that
amount until Wednesday, according to ...
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