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Prolonged paydays

Bobby Bonilla isn't the only player who'll cash in after the final out

Updated: May 2, 2012, 3:47 PM ET
By Doug Mittler | ESPN The Magazine

MLB CONTRACTS

Manny Ramirez Ramirez won't be paid by the Athletics during his 50-game suspension, but he shouldn't have any trouble paying the bills. The Red Sox were desperate to unload Ramirez in the summer of 2008, but they are still on the hook for $32 million over 16 years. In fact, his first deferred payment was due July 1, 2011, to the tune of $1.968 million and change. The Sox will pay Ramirez through 2026, when he'll be 54. (Source: Boston Globe)

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