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Saturday, March 04, 2017

White Sox’ release of Brett Lawrie a curious cut – Chicago Sun-Times

The White Sox save a little cash.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 04, 2017 at 08:20 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Friday, March 03, 2017

White Sox Request Release Waivers On Brett Lawrie

In a surprising move, the White Sox announced on Friday that they’ve requested release waivers on infielder Brett Lawrie. Assuming Lawrie clears waivers — a fair bet, given his $3.5MM salary for the 2017 season — he’ll become a free agent upon clearing in 48 hours. The Sox, it should be noted, won’t be on the hook for the entirety of that salary. Arbitration contracts aren’t fully guaranteed until Opening Day, so the Sox will only be on the hook for about one-sixth of that salary (30 days’ termination pay) — or about $574K.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 03, 2017 at 01:32 PM | 30 comment(s)
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