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Matt Cain, Giants agree to deal

Updated: April 3, 2012, 7:43 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The San Francisco Giants have worked out a new contract for All-Star Matt Cain that will make him the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in baseball history.

Cain's contract is for six years (2012-17) and $127.5 million with a vesting player option for 2018 that can bring the total to $141 million over seven years, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney. It also includes a full no-trade clause.

There is $112.5 million of new guaranteed money over five years. The ...

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