Dodgers announce signing of Greinke

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The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Monday that they have signed Zack Greinke to a six-year contract.
The deal, which had been reported several days ago but became official Monday, is worth approximately $147 million over six years, ESPN reported.
The contract is the largest ever for a right-handed pitcher, and, in terms of total dollars, is the second richest in history for a pitcher. Only the $161 million deal signed by CC Sabathia with the Yankees in 2009 was bigger.
Greinke can opt out after the first year of the deal if he is traded.

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