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Indians sign young star Carmona to multiyear extension

Updated: April 10, 2008, 9:46 PM ET
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CLEVELAND -- The Indians tucked away one of their aces.

Fausto Carmona, a surprising 19-game winner who wasn't bugged by swarming insects in his first postseason start last October, agreed Thursday to a $15 million, four-year contract with the Indians, a deal that potentially could earn him $48 million.

The deal matches the highest amount guaranteed to a pre-arbitration starting pitcher (the other was the Cardinals' Adam Wainwright), and it's the highest guaranteed deal for ...

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