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The free-spending Dodgers

Six years and almost $150M for free-agent ace Zack Greinke? Sure, why not!

Updated: December 9, 2012, 11:17 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Up and up and up it goes. Higher than a bird. Higher than a plane. Higher than the International Space Station. Possibly even higher than Charlie Sheen.

No, not the national debt. We're talking about the payroll of those Los Angeles Dodgers, obviously.

Unless something unforeseen happens, the Dodgers are about to make Zack Greinke the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the history of right-handedness, and the second-highest-paid pitcher of all time, behind only the still-left-handed ...

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