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Plenty of incentives for Holliday

Updated: January 10, 2010, 1:04 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

The details of Matt Holliday's contract with the St. Louis Cardinals have been finalized, and the present-day value has been assessed at $113,580,723 by the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Holliday will be making salaries of $17 million for seven seasons, and of that, $2 million is deferred without interest, which reduces the present-day value.

The Cardinals' present-day assessment will be less than that of the union, because it uses a higher discount rate.

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