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Source: Dodgers eyeing Zack Greinke

Updated: December 9, 2012, 2:35 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The Los Angeles Dodgers were closing in Saturday on signing the top free-agent pitcher on the market, Zack Greinke, a source told ESPN.

The deal is worth approximately $147 million over six years, a source told ESPN.

The contract will pay Greinke more than the $144 million extension Cole Hamels signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in July, and will be the largest ever for a right-handed pitcher.

In total dollars, Greinke's new deal would be the second most lucrative ...

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